apace

adverb \ ə-ˈpās \
|Updated on: 8 Aug 2018

Definition of apace

1 : at a quick pace : swiftly
  • growing apace
2 : abreast used with of or with
  • trying to keep apace with changes in technology

Examples of apace in a Sentence

  1. Development on the project continued apace.

  2. the end of another year is hastening apace

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Origin and Etymology of apace

Middle English, probably from Middle French à pas on step

apace Synonyms

Antonyms

slow, slowly;

Phrases

a mile a minute, at full throttle, at full tilt, by leaps and bounds, in a hurry, in short order, like a shot, like gangbusters, like wildfire;



APACE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of apace for English Language Learners

  • : at a fast speed or pace



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