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1. fast

adjective. ['ˈfæst'] acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly.

Synonyms

  • hurried
  • meteoric
  • instant
  • express
  • alacritous
  • sudden
  • immediate
  • fast-breaking
  • quick
  • speed
  • high-speed
  • double-quick
  • fleet
  • rapid
  • fastness
  • swift
  • prompt
  • instantaneous
  • windy
  • red-hot
  • swiftness
  • high-velocity
  • smart
  • accelerated
  • speedy
  • scurrying
  • blistering
  • fast-paced
  • winged
  • straightaway
  • hurrying

Antonyms

  • gradual
  • unhurried
  • nonviolent
  • uncharged

Etymology

  • fæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fæstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fast

  • lymphoblast
  • unsurpassed
  • contrast
  • precast
  • miscast
  • lambaste
  • surpassed
  • recast
  • outlast
  • harassed
  • grassed
  • glassed
  • classed
  • blast
  • amassed
  • aghast
  • vast
  • rast
  • past
  • passed
  • nast
  • mast
  • massed
  • last
  • kast
  • hast
  • gast
  • gassed
  • caste
  • cast

Example sentences of the word fast


1. Adverb
To stop your dog from drinking too fast, you also have a few different choices.

2. Adjective
Withstand cravings for fast food and junk.

Quotes containing the word fast


1. Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.
- Langston Hughes

2. I love fast cars... and to go too fast in them.
- Lara Flynn Boyle

3. Success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing.
- Warren Bennis

2. fast-flying

adjective. moving swiftly.

Synonyms

  • flying

Antonyms

  • motionlessness
  • immobile

3. fast-growing

adjective. tending to spread quickly.

Synonyms

  • aggressive
  • invasive

Antonyms

  • defensive
  • unaggressive
  • amicable

4. fast

noun. ['ˈfæst'] abstaining from food.

Synonyms

  • Ramadan
  • diet
  • abstinence
  • dieting
  • hunger strike

Antonyms

  • mediacy
  • distant
  • ultimate
  • unexcitable

Etymology

  • fæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fæstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. fast

adverb. ['ˈfæst'] firmly or closely.

Antonyms

  • local

Etymology

  • fæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fæstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fast

adjective. ['ˈfæst'] unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause.

Synonyms

  • truehearted
  • firm
  • loyal

Antonyms

  • cool
  • unemotionality
  • passionless
  • far

Etymology

  • fæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fæstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fast

adjective. ['ˈfæst'] (of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds.

Antonyms

  • past

Etymology

  • fæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fæstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fast

verb. ['ˈfæst'] abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons.

Synonyms

  • diet
  • desist
  • abstain

Antonyms

  • acceleration
  • decelerate
  • appear
  • movableness

Etymology

  • fæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fæstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. fast

adjective. ['ˈfæst'] unrestrained by convention or morality.

Synonyms

  • riotous
  • dissolute
  • degraded
  • debauched
  • dissipated
  • immoral
  • profligate
  • degenerate

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • unpopular
  • unskilled
  • unwanted

Etymology

  • fæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fæstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. fast

adjective. ['ˈfæst'] at a rapid tempo.

Synonyms

  • prestissimo
  • andantino
  • allegretto
  • vivace
  • presto

Antonyms

  • old
  • tasteless
  • legal
  • unsexy

Etymology

  • fæst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fæstan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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