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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The act, action, or state of moving swiftly. Also: Good fortune. (past)

Usage examples (38)
  • Noun : the speed of light; the speed of sound. ,full speed ahead. ,The car gets to speed in just nine seconds. ,My speed is writing postcards on the...
  • Verb (used with object) : to speed up industrial production. ,to speed the parting guest
  • Verb (used without object) : He was arrested for speeding
  • The title sped about; it was repeated, commented on. for more
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