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

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