This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Another word for speed

a-z
Noun
  1. Rate of motion or performance

      1. A rapid pace
      2. (Informal) A quick sharp blow:
      3. Cartridge clip
      1. Quickness or rapidity of motion or action; swiftness; speed
      2. A vector quantity that specifies both the speed of a body and its direction of motion
      3. Rapidity or speed of motion; swiftness.
      1. A characteristic rate or rhythm of activity; a pace:
      2. The speed at which a musical composition is, or is supposed to be, performed: it is indicated by such notations as allegro, andante, etc. or by reference to metronome timing
      3. (Music) The speed at which music is or ought to be played, often indicated on written compositions by a descriptive or metronomic direction to the performer.
      1. A particular way of walking, running, etc. (of a person or animal); gait; walk
      2. (--- Sports) The speed of a ball, shuttlecock, etc.
      3. A manner of walking or running:
    See also:

    fast

  2. Rapidness of movement or activity

    See also:

    fast

Verb
  1. To increase the speed of.

    See also:

    fast

  2. To move swiftly

      1. To check or cut off the growth or development of:
      2. To take a sip or sips of alcoholic liquor:
      3. To move quickly; dart.
      1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
      2. To move ahead at full speed.
      1. To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
      2. (Informal) To go at high speed
      3. To move or progress rapidly:
      1. To cut, tear apart, or tear away roughly or energetically.
      2. To cut, tear, etc. (stitches) so as to open (a seam, hem, etc.)
      3. (Informal) To move with speed or violence
      1. (Informal) In great haste
      2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
      3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
      1. To move or go quickly or suddenly
      2. To move while making such a sound:
      3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
      1. (Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
      2. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound:
      3. To cause to move with speed and force:
      1. To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
      2. To carry or transport by flying:
      3. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
      1. To throw or spin rapidly:
      2. To move or do something quickly:
      3. To move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound
      1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
      2. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
      3. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
      1. To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
      2. To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
      3. To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
      1. To cause to move at a trot.
      2. To cause to go at a trot
      3. To move quickly; hurry; run
      1. To pull apart or into pieces by force; rend.
      2. To become torn:
      3. To move violently or with speed; dash
      1. To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
      2. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
      1. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
      2. (--- Informal) To use up or waste (time, money, etc.)
      3. (Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
      1. To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
      2. To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
      3. To move swiftly; scurry.
      1. To ride on a scooter.
      2. To move or slide (something) quickly
      3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
      1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
      2. To throw or otherwise propel (something) in a way that causes it to glide, float, or move steadily through the air
      3. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
      1. (Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
      2. To cause to move rapidly:
      3. (Football) To run with the ball after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
      1. To move without hindrance or restraint:
      2. To do or perform by or as by running
      3. To have dye spread or dissolve:
      1. To carry by means of a rocket.
      2. To soar or rise rapidly:
      3. To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
      1. To move rapidly or at top speed:
      2. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
      3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
      1. To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
      2. To throw things at; strike with or as with missiles
      3. To move at a vigorous gait:
      1. (Informal) To cause to be done, prepared, sent, etc. quickly or too quickly; hurry
      2. (Slang) To get, sell, victimize, etc. by aggressive, often dishonest means
      3. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
      1. To cause to occur or be done more rapidly or too rapidly; accelerate the preparation or completion of; urge on
      2. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
      3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
      1. To cause to move or act swiftly:
      2. To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
      3. To move in a quick fashion.
      1. (Rare) hasten
      2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
      1. (Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
      2. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
      3. To run away from; flee from; avoid
      1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
      2. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
      3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
      1. (Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
      2. To cause (time) to pass quickly.
      3. To move swiftly; flit; fly
      1. To appear or occur suddenly:
      2. To move or proceed rapidly:
      3. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
      1. To hasten.
      2. To hurry; speed
      1. To throw so as to break; smash
      2. To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
      3. To write hastily. Often used with off :
      1. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
      2. To move suddenly and fast
      3. To move suddenly and rapidly:
      1. To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
      2. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
      3. To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about).
      1. (Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
      2. To hold, carry, or put in a bucket:
      3. To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
      1. (Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
      2. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
      3. To start suddenly and run away:

Another word for speed

Noun
Verb
  1. To move rapidly

    See also:

    race

  2. To promote

    See also:

    promote