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Overview of verb hasten

The verb hasten has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (7) rush, hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinate

(act or move at high speed; "We have to rush!"; "hurry

2. (6) rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it

(move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street")

3. (2) expedite, hasten

(speed up the progress of; facilitate; "This should expedite the process")

4. (1) induce, stimulate, rush, hasten

(cause to occur rapidly; "the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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