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Another word for fast

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Adjective
  1. Characterized by great celerity

    See also:

    fast

  2. Accomplished in very little time

    See also:

    fast

  3. Lacking in moral restraint

    See also:

    restraint

  4. Marked by an absence of conventional restraint in sexual behavior; sexually unrestrained

      1. Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
      2. Requiring or exhibiting little effort or endeavor; undemanding:
      3. Light; gentle:
      1. Morally unrestrained; licentious
      1. Requiring relatively little equipment and using relatively simple processes to produce consumer goods:
      2. Easy to digest
      3. Easy to bear or endure:
      1. Not tight; giving enough room
      2. Not strained or hard
      3. (Informal) Relaxed; easy; unconstrained
      1. Lascivious or promiscuous. Used especially of women.
      2. Reckless; extremely careless; acting with utter disregard for others; implies conduct that is beyond mere negligence. In criminal law, malicious or malevolent intent. Reckless; extremely careless; acting with utter disregard for others; implies conduct that is beyond mere negligence. In criminal law, malicious or malevolent intent.
      3. Exciting or expressing sexual desire:
      1. Of or characteristic of whores or a whore; lewd.
    See also:

    sex

  5. Permanently resistive to fading

    See also:

    continue

  6. Persistently holding to something

    See also:

    free

    tighten

  7. Firmly settled or positioned

      1. Unfluctuating; steady:
      2. Legally or formally concluded; definite; final
      3. Strong and sure:
      1. Reliable; dependable:
      2. Not likely to fail or give way; stable:
      3. Reliable; dependable
      1. Not showing or marked by erratic or volatile emotions or behavior:
      2. Not likely to change or be affected adversely; lasting; enduring
      3. Not likely to break down, fall apart, or give way; fixed
      1. Not given to sudden changes in behavior, loyalty, disposition, etc.
      2. Not easily excited or upset:
      3. Direct and unfaltering; sure.
      1. Intellectually powerful; able to think vigorously and clearly
      2. In good or sound health; robust:
      3. Forceful and pointed; emphatic:
      1. That will not fail; always effective
      2. (Obs.) Secure or safe
      3. Having one's course directed; destined or bound:
    See also:

    continue

  8. Adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, a cause, or a duty

    See also:

    continue

    trust

Another word for fast

Modifier
  1. Rapid

Noun
      1. The act of voluntarily doing without some or all food, drink, or other pleasures
      2. (R.C.Ch.) Abstention from flesh meat on certain designated days
      3. The act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite or desire, especially for alcoholic drink or sexual intercourse.
      1. A religious holy day, etc. observed by fasting
      1. In the Middle Ages, the period from Martinmas (November 11) to Christmas
      2. A 40-day period of fasting and penitence observed by many Christians in preparation for Easter. In Western churches, Lent lasts from Ash Wednesday until Easter, usually excepting Sundays.
      3. The period of forty weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Easter, observed variously in Christian churches by fasting and penitence
      1. The ninth month of the Muslim year, a period of daily fasting from sunrise to sunset
      2. A fast, held from sunrise to sunset, that is carried out during this period.
      1. One of the Jewish High Holidays, the Day of Atonement, a fast day of repentance during which the prayers recited include the Kol Nidre, observed on the 10th day of Tishri: Lev. 16:29-34
      1. (Idiomatic) In modern usage it refers to a picnic or cookout for the ship's crew.
      2. (Dated, nautical, idiomatic) In British naval tradition, this originally referred to a day of the week when galley kitchens served no meat on board ship.
      1. A restrictive diet (of bread and water, for example) as a punishment or religious form of discipline.
      1. Loss of appetite, especially as a result of disease.
      2. An eating disorder, chiefly in young women, characterized by aversion to food and obsession with weight loss, and manifested in self-induced starvation and excessive exercise, etc.
      3. Anorexia nervosa.
      1. A voluntary fast undertaken as a means of political protest, as by a prisoner.
      2. A fast undertaken as a means of protest, often by a prisoner
      3. A form of protest in which a prisoner or demonstrator refuses to eat until certain demands are met
Verb

Idioms:

    play fast and loose (with)

Synonym Study

  • Hasty suggests hurried action and may connote carelessness, rashness, or impatience
  • Speedy intensifies the idea of quickness, but may also connote high velocity a speedy recovery, a speedy flight
  • Quick implies promptness of action, or occurrence in a brief amount of time, rather than velocity a quick reply
  • Fleet suggests a nimbleness or lightness in that which moves swiftly
  • Swift implies great rapidity, but in addition often connotes smooth, easy movement
  • Fast and rapid are generally interchangeable in expressing the idea of a relatively high rate of movement or action, but fast more often refers to the person or thing that moves or acts, and rapid to the action a fast typist, rapid transcription