has·tenedhas·ten·ing \ˈhās-niŋ, ˈhā-sən-iŋ\
: to urge on <hastened her to the door — A. J. Cronin>
Examples of HASTEN
- His death was hastened by alcohol abuse.
- <hasten the activation of yeast with heat>
First Known Use of HASTEN
Related to HASTEN
- accelerate, bundle, fast-track, hurry, quicken, rush, speed (up), whisk
- brake, decelerate, retard, slow (down)
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