Synonyms for accelerate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ak-sel-uh-reyt
Phonetic Transcription : ækˈsɛl əˌreɪt

Top 10 synonyms for accelerate Other synonyms for the word accelerate

Définition of accelerate

Origin :
  • 1520s, from Latin acceleratus, past participle of accelerare "to hasten, to quicken," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + celerare "hasten," from celer "swift" (see celerity). Related: Accelerated; accelerating.
  • verb increase speed, timing
Example sentences :
  • The narrowness serves to concentrate the strength and accelerate the work.
  • Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
  • And he was stamping off to accelerate these preparations for departure, when her voice arrested him.
  • Extract from : « Captain Blood » by Rafael Sabatini
  • To accelerate the introduction of the cargo, a grain-elevator was employed.
  • Extract from : « Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 454 » by Various
  • As soon as the copter grounded, he could accelerate and escape.
  • Extract from : « Rebels of the Red Planet » by Charles Louis Fontenay
  • The small ships were not able to accelerate to the terrific speed needed.
  • Extract from : « The Black Star Passes » by John W Campbell
  • Then and only then did he accelerate to full cruising speed.
  • Extract from : « Anything You Can Do ... » by Gordon Randall Garrett
  • The tendency is to accelerate unduly the speed of the machine.
  • Extract from : « Steam Turbines » by Hubert E. Collins
  • In vain she tried to check, or at all events to accelerate, the tale.
  • Extract from : « A Room With A View » by E. M. Forster
  • Didn't you see him accelerate to an impossible speed in an impossible time?
  • Extract from : « The Ultimate Weapon » by John Wood Campbell
  • A man named Hirsch is hired by the Krupp firm to "accelerate" this work.
  • Extract from : « Face to Face with Kaiserism » by James W. Gerard

Antonyms for accelerate

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