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Meaning of word hasten from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

hasten   verb

Meaning : Act or move at high speed.

Example : We have to rush!.
Hurry--it's late!.

Synonyms : festinate, hurry, look sharp, rush

Meaning : Move hurridly.

Example : He rushed down the hall to receive his guests.
The cars raced down the street.

Synonyms : belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it

Take one's time. Proceed slowly.

dawdle, linger

Meaning : Speed up the progress of. Facilitate.

Example : This should expedite the process.

Synonyms : expedite

Meaning : Cause to occur rapidly.

Example : The infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions.

Synonyms : induce, rush, stimulate