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hasten

Synonyms of hasten in English:

verb

  • 1 we hastened back home
    scurry, scramble, dart, bolt, sprint, run, gallop;
    go fast, go quickly, go like lightning, go hell-bent for leather
    informal tear, scoot, zip, zoom, belt, hotfoot it, bomb, hightail, barrel
    dated make haste
    [Antonyms] dawdle, crawl
  • 2 chemicals can hasten aging
    speed up, accelerate, quicken, precipitate, advance, hurry on, step up, spur on, catalyze;
    [Antonyms] slow down, delay
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