Part of speech:
Occurring at once; happening without delay:
To sew or do similar work with a needle.
Confined to or having the nature of a point in space.
To give rise to (a feeling, for example); stir up:
Not moving or able to move quickly; proceeding at a low speed:
performed with little or no delay
To anger, irritate, or annoy
To arouse or produce (a thought or feeling)
To show the need for; call for; make necessary
To have as a necessary part, condition, or effect; contain, include, or involve naturally or necessarily
To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
(Sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
To discuss something and get advice; consult (with a person)
To urge to action; stir up; rouse
To stimulate; excite:
To give a hint:
To put forward for consideration, discussion, or adoption; suggest:
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
(Rare) Swift, speedy, fast.
The definition of expeditious is done with speed and efficiency.
Caused by the action or use of mercury
Of, relating to, or transmitted by telegraph.
Eager willingness or readiness, often manifested by quick, lively action
The definition of celerity is a very fast motion.
1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 331:
Speed is a slang term for the street drug methamphetamine.
To cause to take action:
To notify of approaching danger or action; warn:
To stimulate to action or creative effort; inspire
To give a cue to; signal or prompt.
To elicit or arouse (a reaction or emotion, for example):
To prod or urge with or as if with a long pointed stick.
Induce is defined as to cause something to happen or lead to some action.
To motivate is defined as to inspire someone to act.
To change the place or position of:
To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal.
To put (a person) in mind (of something); cause (a person) to remember
To put spurs on; as, a spurred boot.
In a swift manner
Dead, especially if only recently deceased:
The definition of tardy is slow moving, delayed or late.
Given to or characterized by neglect, especially habitual neglect:
To prevent the starting, advent, etc. of; preclude
The definition of halt is to hesitate, to put a stop to something or to come to a sudden stop.
To treat by fomentation:
To stimulate as if by electric shock; rouse; stir; spur
To urge to action through moral pressure; drive:
To be affected by inflammation.
To initiate or bring about, often by inciting:
Pique is defined as to arouse someone's interest, curiosity or resentment.
To pierce or puncture something or cause a pricking feeling.
Propel is defined as to cause to move forward or onward.
To stimulate is to excite, to invigorate or to spark someone's interest.
To induce a powerful emotional reaction in, especially by evoking memories of past trauma.
A continuous, measurable quantity in which events occur in a sequence proceeding from the past through the present to the future.
To be the cause of; bring about; make happen; effect, induce, produce, compel, etc.
Extending in a straight line or course without a curve or turn.
(computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command
a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)
In an advanced position or a configuration registering a future time:
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