Synonyms for hasten

Synonyms for (verb) hasten

Synonyms: rush, look sharp, hurry, hasten, festinate

Definition: act or move at high speed

Usage: We have to rush!; hurry--it's late!

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel


Synonyms: stimulate, rush, induce, hasten

Definition: cause to occur rapidly

Usage: the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions

Similar words: set up, effect, effectuate

Definition: produce

Usage: The scientists set up a shock wave


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

Definition: move fast

Usage: He rushed down the hall to receive his guests; The cars raced down the street

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: hasten, expedite

Definition: speed up the progress of; facilitate

Usage: This should expedite the process

Similar words: assist, aid, help

Definition: give help or assistance; be of service

Usage: Everyone helped out during the earthquake; Can you help me carry this table?; She never helps around the house