accelerate

  • 1 Accelerate — Album par R.E.M. Sortie  États Unis : 1er avril 2008 …

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  • 2 Accelerate — Álbum de R. E. M. Publicación 31 de marzo de 2008 …

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  • 3 Accelerate — Studioalbum von R.E.M. Veröffentlichung 2008 Label Warner Brothers Format …

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  • 4 accelerate — ac‧cel‧e‧rate [əkˈseləreɪt] verb 1. [intransitive, transitive] to happen more quickly, or make something happen more quickly: • Economic growth should accelerate as the year goes on. • There are fears that higher oil prices would accelerate… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 accelerate — ac·cel·er·ate vb at·ed, at·ing vt: to bring about at an earlier time: as a: to advance (the maturity date of a security agreement) so that payment of the debt in full is due immediately see also acceleration clause b: to cause (a future interest… …

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  • 6 Accelerate — Ac*cel er*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accelerated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accelerating}.] [L. acceleratus, p. p. of accelerare; ad + celerare to hasten; celer quick. See {Celerity}.] 1. To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 accelerate — (v.) 1520s, from L. acceleratus, pp. of accelerare to hasten, to quicken, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + celerare hasten, from celer swift (see CELERITY (Cf. celerity)). Related: Accelerated; …

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  • 8 accelerate — *speed, quicken, hurry, hasten, precipitate Analogous words: forward, further, *advance, promote: drive, impel (see MOVE) Antonyms: decelerate: retard Contrasted words: *delay, slow, slacken: impede, obstruct, block, *hinder: * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 accelerate — [v] increase speed, timing advance, drive, dust*, expedite, fire up*, forward, further, gun*, hammer on*, hasten, hurry, impel, lay a patch*, lay rubber*, make tracks*, nail it*, open up*, peel rubber*, precipitate, put on afterburners*, put… …

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  • 10 accelerate — ► VERB 1) begin or cause to move more quickly. 2) increase in rate, amount, or extent. DERIVATIVES acceleration noun. ORIGIN Latin accelerare hasten , from celer swift …

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  • 11 accelerate — [ak sel′ər āt΄, ak sel′ə rāt΄; əksel′ər āt΄] vt. accelerated, accelerating [< L acceleratus, pp. of accelerare < ad , to + celerare, to hasten < celer, swift < IE base * kel , to drive > OE haldan, HOLD1] 1. to increase the speed… …

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  • 12 accelerate — 01. The progress of the disease seems to have [accelerated] somewhat in the last week, and his doctor is very worried. 02. The [acceleration] in this car is amazing: 0 60 in just over 3 seconds! 03. Harvey [accelerated] through the intersection… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 13 accelerate */ — UK [əkˈseləreɪt] / US [əkˈseləˌreɪt] verb Word forms accelerate : present tense I/you/we/they accelerate he/she/it accelerates present participle accelerating past tense accelerated past participle accelerated 1) [intransitive/transitive] to… …

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  • 14 accelerate — verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Latin acceleratus, past participle of accelerare, from ad + celer swift more at hold Date: circa 1530 transitive verb 1. to bring about at an earlier time < accelerate their departure > …

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  • 15 accelerate — 1. verb /əkˈsɛləˌreɪt/ a) To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of. to accelerate the growth of a plant, the increase of wealth, etc. b) To quicken the natural or ordinary progression or process …

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  • 16 accelerate — accelerable, adj. acceleratedly, adv. /ak sel euh rayt /, v., accelerated, accelerating. v.t. 1. to cause faster or greater activity, development, progress, advancement, etc., in: to accelerate economic growth. 2. to hasten the occurrence of: to… …

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  • 17 accelerate — verb 1 go faster ADVERB ▪ hard, quickly ▪ smoothly ▪ The runners accelerated smoothly around the bend. ▪ suddenly ▪ awa …

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  • 18 accelerate — ac|cel|er|ate [ ək selə,reıt ] verb * 1. ) intransitive or transitive to happen or make something happen at a faster rate: The increased capital could greatly accelerate economic development. The decline of her health seemed to suddenly… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 accelerate — [[t]ækse̱ləreɪt[/t]] accelerates, accelerating, accelerated 1) V ERG If the process or rate of something accelerates, it gets faster and faster. Growth will accelerate to 2.9 per cent next year... [V n] The government is to accelerate its… …

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  • 20 accelerate — verb 1 (I) if a vehicle or someone who is driving it accelerates, it starts to go faster: The Ferrari Mondial can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds. 2 (I, T) if a process accelerates or if something accelerates it, it happens faster than …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English