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speed up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of speed up

  1. to cause to move or proceed fast or faster we have to speed up production if we are ever going to make the deadline Synonyms accelerate, bundle, fast-track, hasten, quicken, rush, hurry (up), whiskRelated Words drive, goad, prod, propel, push, race, spur, stir, urge; aid, dispatch, ease, encourage, expedite, facilitateNear Antonyms delay, encumber, fetter, hamper, hinder, hobble, hold back, hold up, impede, interfere (with), manacle, rein (in), restrain, shackle, tie up, trammel; arrest, check, stall, stay, still, stopAntonyms brake, decelerate, retard, slow (down)


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