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Another word for quick

  1. Characterized by great celerity

  2. Moving or performing quickly, lightly, and easily

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  3. Mentally quick and original

  4. Accomplished in very little time

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  1. A point of origin from which ideas or influences, for example, originate

      1. The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
      2. Any of various other underground plant parts, especially an underground stem such as a rhizome, corm, or tuber.
      3. The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
      1. The center part of a wheel, fan, or propeller.
      2. A center of activity or interest; a focal point:
      1. The chambered muscular organ in vertebrates that pumps blood received from the veins into the arteries, thereby maintaining the flow of blood through the entire circulatory system.
      2. A similarly functioning structure in invertebrates.
      3. The area that is the approximate location of the heart in the body; the breast.
      1. The distinctness or clarity of an image rendered by an optical system.
      2. The state of maximum distinctness or clarity of such an image:
      3. An apparatus used to adjust the focal length of an optical system in order to make an image distinct or clear:
      1. The central or innermost part:
      2. The hard or fibrous central part of certain fruits, such as the apple or pear, containing the seeds.
      3. The basic or most important part; the crucial element or essence:
      1. A point or place that is equally distant from the sides or outer boundaries of something; the middle:
      2. A point equidistant from the vertices of a regular polygon.
      3. A point equidistant from all points on the circumference of a circle or on the surface of a sphere.
      1. The deepest or lowest part:
      2. The part closest to a reference point:
      3. The underside:
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  1. In a rapid way

Another word for quick

  1. Rapid

  2. Almost immediate

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  3. Hasty

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  4. Alert

Synonym Study

  • Apt , in this connection, implies superior intelligence or a special talent as the reason for quickness of response an apt pupil
  • Ready also implies preparation or willingness and, in another sense, connotes fluency, expertness, etc. a ready sympathy, ready wit
  • Prompt stresses immediate response to a demand as resulting from discipline, practice, etc. or from willingness prompt to obey, a prompt acceptance
  • Quick , in this comparison, implies ability to respond rapidly as an innate rather than a developed faculty a quick mind