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Quicken synonyms
kwĭk'ən
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(Physics) To cause a change in the velocity of (a moving body)
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  1. (Physics) To cause a change in the velocity of (a moving body)
  2. (--- Physics) To change the velocity of.
  3. To go, progress, or develop faster
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To accelerate; to increase speed.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To accelerate; to increase speed.
  2. To increase the speed of something; to make something go faster.
To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
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  1. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
  2. To cause to occur or be done more rapidly or too rapidly; accelerate the preparation or completion of; urge on
  3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
To stimulate to action or creative effort; inspire
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  1. To stimulate to action or creative effort; inspire
  2. To give life to; fill with life:
  3. To give motion to; put into action
To come or bring back to life or consciousness; resuscitate
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  1. To come or bring back to life or consciousness; resuscitate
  2. To restore to use, currency, activity, or notice:
  3. To return to use, currency, activity, or notice:
To cause to move or shift, especially slightly or with irregular motion:
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  1. To cause to move or shift, especially slightly or with irregular motion:
  2. To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents:
  3. To change position slightly:
To cause (someone) to be active, attentive, or excited:
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  1. To cause (someone) to be active, attentive, or excited:
  2. To become aroused
  3. To give rise to (a feeling, for example); stir up:
To excite or invigorate (a person, for example) with a stimulant.
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  1. To excite or invigorate (a person, for example) with a stimulant.
  2. To cause to be interested or engaged:
  3. To increase temporarily the activity of (a body organ or system, for example).
To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
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  1. To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
  2. To make more lively, cheerful or interesting.
To cause to wake up:
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  1. To cause to wake up:
  2. To cause (someone) to become aware; alert or enlighten:
  3. To become aware of something:
To become excited
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  1. To become excited
  2. To give birth to young. Used especially of rabbits.
  3. To be stirred up; rise.
To grow or develop
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  1. To grow or develop
  2. To release from a checked or inoperative position:
  3. (Archit.) To rise from the impost with an outward curve
To be capable of growth; thrive:
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  1. To be capable of growth; thrive:
  2. To cause to grow; raise:
  3. To come to be by a gradual process or by degrees; become:
To puff up or become larger; swell up:
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  1. To puff up or become larger; swell up:
  2. To originate, begin, or spring up
  3. To cause to rise:
(Intransitive, figuratively) To come rapidly into existence.
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  1. (Intransitive, figuratively) To come rapidly into existence.
  2. (Intransitive) To appear suddenly.
To treat (sewage) with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition.
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  1. To treat (sewage) with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition.
  2. To put into action, to put to work.
  3. To treat (sewage) with air so that aerobes will become active in it, thus purifying it
To impart new life or vigor to:
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  1. To impart new life or vigor to:
  2. To bring vitality, vigor, etc. back to after a decline
(Elec.) To supply voltage or current to (a circuit, component, etc.)
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  1. (Elec.) To supply voltage or current to (a circuit, component, etc.)
  2. To show energy; be active
  3. To give energy to; activate or invigorate:
To animate; to give moral strength to; to encourage; to fix in resolution; to hearten.
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  1. To animate; to give moral strength to; to encourage; to fix in resolution; to hearten.
  2. To become strong or stronger.
  3. (Intransitive) To grow strong or stronger.
(--- Physics) To change the velocity of.
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  1. (--- Physics) To change the velocity of.
  2. To increase the speed of:
  3. To increase the speed of
(Rare) To send off; issue officially; dispatch
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  1. (Rare) To send off; issue officially; dispatch
  2. To do quickly
  3. To speed up the progress of or execute quickly:
To move in a quick fashion.
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  1. To move in a quick fashion.
  2. To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
  3. To speed up; accelerate:
To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
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  1. To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
  2. To move or act with speed or haste.
  3. To cause to move or act with speed or haste:
(Slang) To sell or get by questionable or aggressive means:
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  1. (Slang) To sell or get by questionable or aggressive means:
  2. To misrepresent one's ability in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling.
  3. To pressure into buying or doing something:
To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
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  1. To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
  2. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
  3. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
To produce as an animated cartoon
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  1. To produce as an animated cartoon
  2. To give motion to; put into action
  3. To give life to; fill with life:
To make vital; give life to
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  1. To make vital; give life to
  2. To endow with life; animate.
To make more lively, active, striking, etc.
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  1. To make more lively, active, striking, etc.
  2. To make more lively, intense, or striking; enliven:
  3. To give life to; animate
Find another word for quicken. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for quicken, like: accelerate, speed-up, hurry, animate, revive, stir, arouse, stimulate, enliven, awaken and kindle.