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Synonyms for quick

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  1. quickadjective

    raw or sensitive flesh, especially that underneath finger and toe nails.

    rapid, swift, speedy, fast


  2. quickadjective

    Occurring in a short time; happening or done rapidly.

    That was a quick meal.

    speedy, rapid, fast, swift

  3. quickadjective

    Lively, fast-thinking, witty, intelligent.

    You have to be very quick to be able to compete in ad-lib theatrics.

    speedy, rapid, swift, fast

  4. quickadjective

    Mentally agile, alert, perceptive.

    My father is old but he still has a quick wit.

    fast, rapid, speedy, swift

  5. quickadjective

    Of temper: easily aroused to anger; quick-tempered.

    rapid, speedy, swift, fast

  6. quickadjective

    Alive, living.

    fast, speedy, rapid, swift

  7. quickadjective

    Pregnant, especially at the stage where the foetus's movements can be felt; figuratively, alive with some emotion or feeling.

    She was quick with child.

    speedy, rapid, fast, swift

  8. quickadjective

    Of water: flowing.

    fast, swift, rapid, speedy

  9. quickadjective

    Burning, flammable, fiery.

    speedy, swift, rapid, fast

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. quick

    Active refers to both quickness and constancy of action; in the former sense it is allied with agile, alert, brisk, etc.; in the latter, with busy, diligent, industrious. The active love employment, the busy are actually employed, the diligent and the industrious are habitually busy. The restless are active from inability to keep quiet; their activity may be without purpose, or out of all proportion to the purpose contemplated. The officious are undesirably active in the affairs of others. Compare ALERT; ALIVE; MEDDLESOME.

    active, agile, alert, brisk, bustling, busy, diligent, energetic, expeditious, industrious, lively, mobile, nimble, officious, prompt, ready, restless, sprightly, spry, supple, vigorous, wide awake

    dull, heavy, idle, inactive, indolent, inert, lazy, quiescent, quiet, slow, sluggish, stupid

    Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. quick

    fast, rapid, speedy, expeditious, swift, hasty, prompt, ready, clever, sharp, shrewd, adroit, keen, fleet, active, brisk, nimble, lively, agile, alert, sprightly, transient, intelligent, irascible

    slow, tardy, sluggish, inert, inactive, dull, insensitive

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. quickadjective

    any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)

    inactive, unexcitable, unhurried, slow, unintelligent, stupid

  2. quick, speedyadjective

    accomplished rapidly and without delay

    "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident"; "hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"; "a speedy recovery"; "he has a right to a speedy trial"

    immediate, straightaway, warm, fast, speedy, spry, ready, agile, nimble, prompt, flying, rapid

    unhurried, slow, stupid, unexcitable, inactive, unintelligent

  3. flying, quick, fastadjective

    hurried and brief

    "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"

    ready, flying, profligate, straightaway, debauched, riotous, prompt, speedy, fast, dissolute, libertine, truehearted, warm, immobile, loyal, degraded, agile, fast(a), fast-flying, firm, dissipated, spry, degenerate, immediate, nimble

    slow, unhurried, unintelligent, stupid, unexcitable, inactive

  4. agile, nimble, quick, spryadjective

    moving quickly and lightly

    "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"

    immediate, straightaway, warm, fast, speedy, spry, ready, agile, nimble, prompt, flying

    unhurried, inactive, unintelligent, slow, unexcitable, stupid

  5. quick, readyadjective

    apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity

    "a quick mind"; "a ready wit"

    immediate, straightaway, warm, fast, speedy, spry, ready, agile, nimble, prompt, flying, ready(a)

    unhurried, unintelligent, unexcitable, slow, stupid, inactive

  6. immediate, prompt, quick, straightawayadjective

    performed with little or no delay

    "an immediate reply to my letter"; "a prompt reply"; "was quick to respond"; "a straightaway denial"

    immediate, straightaway, warm, fast, prompt, spry, speedy, ready, agile, nimble, flying, contiguous

    unexcitable, slow, unhurried, unintelligent, stupid, inactive

  7. quick, warmadverb

    easily aroused or excited

    "a quick temper"; "a warm temper"

    ready, tender, straightaway, fond, prompt, speedy, fast, ardent, warm, lovesome, spry, agile, flying, strong, affectionate, immediate, nimble

    unhurried, unexcitable, unintelligent, slow, stupid, inactive

  8. promptly, quickly, quickadverb

    with little or no delay

    "the rescue squad arrived promptly"; "come here, quick!"

    rapidly, pronto, chop-chop, speedily, cursorily, readily, right away, quickly, apace, promptly

    stupid, slow, unhurried, unexcitable, unintelligent, inactive

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. quickadjective

    active, nimble, agile, alert, brisk, prompt, ready

  2. quickadjective

    rapid, swift, speedy, fleet, hasty, expeditious, hurried, flying

  3. quickadjective

    dexterous, adroit, skilful, expert, apt

  4. quickadjective

    acute, clever, sharp, shrewd, keen, intelligent, sagacious, discerning

  5. quickadjective

    hasty, choleric, passionate, testy, irritable, touchy, waspish, petulant, irascible, peppery, snappish

  6. quickadjective


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. quickadjective

    hasty, swift, fast, speedy, fleet, hurried, rapid, expeditious, living, animate, live, animated, sprightly, lively, spirited, agile, brisk, nimble, prompt, deft, irascible, passionate, choleric, excitable, hasty, sharp, summary

    slow, dilatory, sluggish

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  1. Joint Base Lewis-McChord -RSB-:

    I’m not quite ready to bring it down just yet, but holy smokes, I got to stop looking at the fuel, because it’s going down quick.

  2. Ivanka Trump:

    No, Abbott's a great test. It's a very quick test and it can also be very rapidly double-checked, if you're testing positive or negative, it can always be double-checked.

  3. Andrew Lovato-Needham:

    We started walking down eight flights of stairs. As we’re doing that, the building was shaking a bit and the lights were flickering on and off, a little bit, only because we were on the fifteenth floor, so I knew if something happened, we had to get out quick and not use the elevator.

  4. Kareem DaSilva:

    He was a genius. He was super smart, one of the things I liked about him is that he was a hard worker. He never gave up, and he was quick to learn. He was very impressive.

  5. Navinder Singh Sarao:

    That is how I always have traded, admittedly very, very fast because I have always been good with reflexes and doing things quick.

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