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Hasten meaning

hasten - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. cause to occur rapidly; " the infection precipitated a high fever and allergic reactions"
  2. 2. To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate the movement of; to expedite; to hurry.
  3. 3. To move celerity; to be rapid in motion; to act speedily or quickly; to go quickly.

hasten - examples of usage

  1. Hasten back to our tent. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. It is true that the rise or fall of wages may check or hasten the development of that future. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. The white clouds hasten over, illuminated from behind by a moon approaching the full; every now and then a break shows a clear blue sky and a star shining. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
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