Synonyms for accelerates

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

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Définition of accelerates

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 :
  • "This disease is one that accelerates toward the end," he said.
  • Extract from : « Mary Louise Solves a Mystery » by L. Frank Baum
  • As the bottom of the surface meets the air, it compresses it and accelerates it downwards.
  • Extract from : « The Aeroplane Speaks » by H. Barber
  • The controls don't work properly, and she accelerates much too quickly.
  • Extract from : « Mud and Khaki » by Vernon Bartlett
  • Inertia gives place to motion, it spreads, accelerates and circulates.
  • Extract from : « Life of Chopin » by Franz Liszt
  • It accelerates the disintegration of the mineral matters in the soil.
  • Extract from : « The Elements of Agriculture » by George E. Waring
  • The great feat of the multitude is that it accelerates the process of changing values.
  • Extract from : « mile Verhaeren » by Stefan Zweig
  • There is, on the contrary, a latent spontaneity which accelerates its action.
  • Extract from : « The Bastonnais » by John Lesperance
  • I hate talking about myself, but you had to know some day, this only accelerates it.
  • Extract from : « The Shadow of the East » by E. M. Hull
  • The immense weight of head and shoulders causes the buffalo to labor heavily up-hill; but it accelerates his descent.
  • Extract from : « With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 1 » by Various
  • The addition of certain substances to the water facilitates and accelerates the softening.
  • Extract from : « Principles and Practice of Fur Dressing and Fur Dyeing » by William E. Austin

Antonyms for accelerates

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