Synonyms for accelerating

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

Top 10 synonyms for accelerating Other synonyms for the word accelerating

Définition of accelerating

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 :
  • They were high above the ground now, accelerating with a force of one gravity.
  • Extract from : « Islands of Space » by John W Campbell
  • Progress is accelerating, feeding upon and multiplying itself.
  • Extract from : « The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book » by Various
  • There is no such thing as accelerating the speed by minute gradations.
  • Extract from : « The Soul of Golf » by Percy Adolphus Vaile
  • In spite of accelerating his motors Joe could no longer force the ship to descend.
  • Extract from : « The Great Airship. » by F. S. Brereton
  • All about us was a trembling, an accelerating pulse of life.
  • Extract from : « The Metal Monster » by A. Merritt
  • Accelerating their pace, the two gaily descended the stairs.
  • Extract from : « Marjorie Dean College Freshman » by Pauline Lester
  • Suspense, too, is an agent in accelerating the forward march of a story.
  • Extract from : « How to Write a Novel » by Anonymous
  • The Star of Empire was moving westward at an accelerating speed.
  • Extract from : « A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln » by John G. Nicolay
  • In every way the war is accelerating the emancipation of women from sexual specialisation.
  • Extract from : « What is Coming? » by H. G. Wells
  • But in fact, the action of the accelerating force does not cease.
  • Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XXI., No. 531, March 6, 1886 » by Various

Antonyms for accelerating

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