quicken

  • 1 Quicken — ist ein Computerprogramm der US amerikanischen Firma Intuit für Einnahmenüberschussrechnung und Homebanking. Es wird in Deutschland von Lexware vermarktet. Quicken stand in Konkurrenz zum Microsoft Programm Money und zu StarMoney. Die erste… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2 Quicken —   [engl. to quicken »beschleunigen«], von der Firma Intuit (Mountain View, Kalifornien, USA) angebotenes Finanzverwaltungsprogramm, das seit mehr als zehn Jahren Marktführer in diesem Segment ist. Zum Funktionsumfang zählen u. a. die Verwaltung… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 3 quicken — vb 1 Quicken, animate, enliven, vivify can mean to make alive or lively, but the words diverge more or less widely in their implications. Quicken stresses either the renewal of life, especially of suspended life or growth, or the rousing of what… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 Quicken — Quick en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {quickened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quickening}.] [AS. cwician. See {Quick}, a.] 1. To make alive; to vivify; to revive or resuscitate, as from death or an inanimate state; hence, to excite; to, stimulate; to incite. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Quicken — Quick en, v. i. 1. To come to life; to become alive; to become vivified or enlivened; hence, to exhibit signs of life; to move, as the fetus in the womb. [1913 Webster] The heart is the first part that quickens, and the last that dies. Ray. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 quicken — index expedite, facilitate, precipitate (hasten), promise (raise expectations) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 quicken — (v.) c.1300, from QUICK (Cf. quick) + EN (Cf. en) (1). Related: Quickened; quickening …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 quicken — [v] make faster; invigorate accelerate, activate, actuate, animate, arouse, awaken, dispatch, energize, excite, expedite, galvanize, goad, grow, hasten, hurry, impel, incite, increase, innervate, innerve, inspire, kindle, liven, make haste,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 quicken — ► VERB 1) make or become quicker. 2) stimulate or be stimulated. 3) archaic reach a stage in pregnancy when the fetus can be felt to move. 4) archaic (of a fetus) begin to show signs of life …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 quicken — [kwik′ən] vt. [ME quickenen < ON kvikna, akin to OE cwician < cwicu, living: see QUICK] 1. to animate; enliven; revive 2. to arouse; stimulate; stir 3. to cause to move more rapidly; hasten vi. 1. to become enlivened; revive …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Quicken — Infobox Software name = Quicken caption = Quicken 2005 Premier Home Business developer = Intuit, Inc. latest release version = 2009 latest release date = operating system = genre = Accounting software license = Proprietary website =… …

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  • 12 quicken — UK [ˈkwɪkən] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms quicken : present tense I/you/we/they quicken he/she/it quickens present participle quickening past tense quickened past participle quickened 1) formal if something quickens, or if you… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 quicken — verb (quickened; quickening) Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to make alive ; revive b. to cause to be enlivened ; stimulate 2. archaic a …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 quicken — verb (I, T) 1 to become quicker or make something quicker: the quickening pace of technological change | quicken your pace (=walk faster): Ray glanced at his watch and quickened his pace. | your heart/pulse quickens (=your heart beats faster… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 quicken — verb 1) she quickened her pace Syn: speed up, accelerate, step up, hasten, hurry (up) 2) the film quickened his interest in nature Syn: stimulate, excite, arouse, rouse, stir up, activate …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 quicken — quickener, n. /kwik euhn/, v.t. 1. to make more rapid; accelerate; hasten: She quickened her pace. 2. to give or restore vigor or activity to; stir up, rouse, or stimulate: to quicken the imagination. 3. to revive; restore life to: The spring… …

    Universalium

  • 17 quicken — verb Quicken is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑breathing, ↑heartbeat, ↑pulse, ↑tempo Quicken is used with these nouns as the object: ↑pace, ↑pulse …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 quicken — quick|en [ˈkwıkən] v [I and T] 1.) written to become quicker or make something quicker ▪ Ray glanced at his watch and quickened his pace (=began to walk faster) . ▪ Companies are finding it hard to cope with the quickening pace of technological… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 quicken — quick|en [ kwıkən ] verb intransitive or transitive 1. ) if something quickens, or you quicken it, it happens or moves more quickly: She felt her heart quicken as the car approached. 2. ) MAINLY LITERARY if a feeling quickens, or something… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 quicken — quick•en [[t]ˈkwɪk ən[/t]] v. t. 1) to make more rapid; accelerate; hasten: She quickened her pace[/ex] 2) to give vigor to; stimulate: to quicken the imagination[/ex] 3) to restore life to; revive: The spring rains quickened the earth[/ex] 4) to …

    From formal English to slang


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