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Synonyms for quick
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quick(adj)

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

    Antonyms:
    inactive, unexcitable, unhurried, slow, unintelligent, stupid

  2. quick, speedy(adj)

    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, slow, stupid, unexcitable, inactive, unintelligent

  3. flying, quick, fast(adj)

    hurried and brief

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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    slow, unhurried, unintelligent, stupid, unexcitable, inactive

  4. agile, nimble, quick, spry(adj)

    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, inactive, unintelligent, slow, unexcitable, stupid

  5. quick, ready(adj)

    apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity

    "a quick mind"; "a ready wit"

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

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, unintelligent, unexcitable, slow, stupid, inactive

  6. immediate, prompt, quick, straightaway(adj)

    performed with little or no delay

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

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

    Antonyms:
    unexcitable, slow, unhurried, unintelligent, stupid, inactive

  7. quick, warm(adverb)

    easily aroused or excited

    "a quick temper"; "a warm temper"

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

    Antonyms:
    unhurried, unexcitable, unintelligent, slow, stupid, inactive

  8. promptly, quickly, quick(adverb)

    with little or no delay

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

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

    Antonyms:
    stupid, slow, unhurried, unexcitable, unintelligent, inactive

Wiktionary

  1. quick(adjective)

    Moving with speed, rapidity or swiftness, or capable of doing so; rapid; fast.

    Synonyms:
    rapid, swift, speedy, fast

    Antonyms:
    slow

  2. quick(adjective)

    Occurring in a short time; happening or done rapidly.

    That was a quick meal.

    Synonyms:
    rapid, fast, swift, speedy

  3. quick(adjective)

    Lively, fast-thinking, witty, intelligent.

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

    Synonyms:
    rapid, swift, fast, speedy

  4. quick(adjective)

    Mentally agile, alert, perceptive.

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

    Synonyms:
    fast, rapid, speedy, swift

  5. quick(adjective)

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

    Synonyms:
    rapid, speedy, swift, fast

  6. quick(adjective)

    Alive, living.

    Synonyms:
    fast, speedy, rapid, swift

  7. quick(adjective)

    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.

    Synonyms:
    swift, fast, rapid, speedy

  8. quick(adjective)

    Of water: flowing.

    Synonyms:
    fast, swift, rapid, speedy

  9. quick(adjective)

    Burning, flammable, fiery.

    Synonyms:
    speedy, swift, rapid, fast

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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.

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

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

    Preposition:
    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 Antonyms

  1. quick

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quick(a.)

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

  2. quick(a.)

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

  3. quick(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dexterous, adroit, skilful, expert, apt

  4. quick(a.)

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

  5. quick(a.)

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

  6. quick(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    QUICKLY

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How to use quick in a sentence?

  1. George W. Bush, Speech to UN General Assembly, September 21, 2004:

    We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace. We know that oppressive governments support terror, while free governments fight the terrorists in their midst. We know that free peoples embrace progress and life, instead of becoming the recruits for murderous ideologies.

  2. RVM:

    When things don't happen, people get Sick. They see time Tick and they want it Quick. They forget that Success happens brick by brick.

  3. Jonathan Reiner:

    The President has a physician with him every day and access to 24/7/360 care, i have no doubt The President was taken to Walter Reed to do something specific and separate from' a quick exam and some bloodwork.' All that can be done at White House.

  4. Britt Slabinski:

    I can't get on my radio change frequencies quick enough to talk to them to tell them' do not land on top before they get they themselves have another RPG [ rocket-propelled grenade ] hit the engine and then they crashed.

  5. Boston Police Commissioner William Evans:

    It really came about real quick, i think he was intent ... on getting a 'boy in blue' ... there were multiple, multiple requests for him to put down that weapon.

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