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speed

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of speed

  1. 1 a high rate of movement or performance we dashed off the remaining paperwork with as much speed as possible so we could leave for the long weekend Synonyms of speed celerity, fastness, fleetness, haste, hurry, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speediness, swiftness, velocity Words Related to speed clip, gait, pace, rate, tempo; drive, hustle; acceleration, hastiness, precipitation, precipitousness, rush; alacrity, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness, promptitude, promptness; warp speed Near Antonyms of speed languidness, languor, leisureliness, lethargy, torpidity, torpor; reluctance; deliberateness, deliberation; dilatoriness, lateness, pokiness, procrastination Antonyms of speed slowness, sluggishness

  2. 2 a person or thing that is preferred over others that kind of old-fashioned horror movie is just my speed Synonyms of speed darling, fave, minion, pet, preference, favoriteWords Related to speed beloved, dear, sweetheart; jewel, prize, treasureNear Antonyms of speed abomination, anathema, bête noire, bugbear


speed

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of speed

  1. to proceed or move quickly a bullet train speeding across the lush countryside Synonyms of speed barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, hurry, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomWords Related to speed beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms of speed dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms of speed crawl, creep, poke



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