: moving or progressing at a stated speed
used in combination
a fast-paced action movie… this slow-paced city of courtly manners and stately architecture … Alison GregorPeople who like escapist fiction want a quick-paced read that will entertain and provide certain personal requisites. Ronn Kaiser

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1523, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of paced was circa 1523

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“Paced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paced. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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