Hasten

  • 1 Hasten — Stadt Remscheid Koordinaten: 51° 11′ N …

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  • 2 Hasten — Has ten (h[=a]s n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hastened} (h[=a]s nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hastening} (h[=a]s n*[i^]ng).] To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate the movement of; to expedite; to hurry. [1913 Webster] I …

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  • 3 hasten — V. (Mittelstufe) geh.: hastig irgendwohin laufen Synonym: eilen Beispiel: Die Schüler hasteten ins Klassenzimmer. Kollokation: in die Apotheke hasten …

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  • 4 Hasten — Has ten, v. i. To move with celerity; to be rapid in motion; to act speedily or quickly; to go quickly. [1913 Webster] I hastened to the spot whence the noise came. De Foe. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 hasten — I verb accelerare, accelerate, advance, contendere, dash, dispatch, drive forward, expedite, facilitate, forward, help along, hurry, hurry along, hustle, incite, lose no time, make haste, maturare, move fast, move quickly, move speedily,… …

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  • 6 hasten on — index dispatch (send off) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 hasten — (v.) 1560s, extended form of HASTE (Cf. haste) (v.) with EN (Cf. en) (1). Related: Hastened; hastening …

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  • 8 hasten — *speed, accelerate, quicken, hurry, precipitate Antonyms: delay Contrasted words: retard, slow, slacken, detain (see DELAY): lag, procrastinate, dawdle (see DELAY) …

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  • 9 hasten — [v] speed something; hurry accelerate, advance, bolt, bound, burn, bustle, clip*, cover ground*, dash, dispatch, expedite, express, flee, fly, gallop, get cracking*, get the lead out*, goad, haste, hie, hustle, leap, make haste, make tracks*,… …

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  • 10 hasten — ► VERB 1) be quick to do something; move quickly. 2) cause to happen sooner than anticipated …

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  • 11 hasten — [hās′ən] vt. [extended form of HASTE, v.] to cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate vi. to move or act swiftly; hurry …

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  • 12 hasten — [[t]he͟ɪs(ə)n[/t]] hastens, hastening, hastened 1) VERB If you hasten an event or process, often an unpleasant one, you make it happen faster or sooner. [V n] But if he does this, he may hasten the collapse of his own country. Syn: precipitate 2) …

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  • 13 hasten — has|ten [ heısn ] verb 1. ) transitive to make something happen sooner or more quickly: The government made a plea for international aid to hasten the disarmament of more than 60,000 rebels. 2. ) intransitive hasten to/toward/away etc. LITERARY… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 hasten — UK [ˈheɪs(ə)n] / US verb Word forms hasten : present tense I/you/we/they hasten he/she/it hastens present participle hastening past tense hastened past participle hastened 1) [transitive] to make something happen sooner or more quickly The… …

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  • 15 hasten — hastener, n. /hay seuhn/, v.i. 1. to move or act with haste; proceed with haste; hurry: to hasten to a place. v.t. 2. to cause to hasten; accelerate: to hasten someone from a room; to hasten the arrival of a happier time. [1565 75; HASTE + EN1]… …

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  • 16 hasten — rasen; spurten (umgangssprachlich); pesen (umgangssprachlich); sprinten; eilen; laufen; jagen (umgangssprachlich); rennen; wetzen ( …

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  • 17 Hasten — * Es wil nicht hasten. – Schottel, 1138a. »Hasten heisst gleitten, weichen, fortgehen. Was nun nicht fort wil und da kein Glück bey ist, das kan nicht hasten, es stehet und wil nicht fort: wenn wir was für haben, daran wir verzweiffeln, sagen wir …

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  • 18 hasten — has|ten [ˈheısən] v formal 1.) [T] to make something happen faster or sooner ▪ Their departure was hastened by an abnormally cold winter. 2.) to do or say something quickly or without delay = ↑hurry hasten to do sth ▪ I hastened to assure her… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 hasten — verb 1 (T) to make something happen faster or sooner: Her death had been hastened by large doses of pain killing drugs. 2 (I) to do or say something quickly or without delay: hasten to do sth: I hastened to assure her that there was no danger. 3… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 hasten — [ˈheɪs(ə)n] verb [T] to make something happen sooner or more quickly • hasten to add used when you add something to what you have just said, in order to make your meaning clear[/ex] I hasten to add that I am not accusing you of lying.[/ex] hasten …

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