- Verb. (transitive) To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of.
- Verb. (transitive) To quicken the natural or ordinary progression or process of.
- Verb. (transitive) To hasten, as the occurrence of an event.
- Verb. (intransitive) To become faster; to begin to move more quickly.
- Verb. (obsolete) (alternative form of, accelerated) .
- Adjective. (rare) Accelerated; quickened; hastened; hurried.