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Synonyms of speed in English:


  • 1 the speed of their progress
    rate, pace, tempo, momentum
  • 2 the speed with which they responded
    acceleration, velocity
    informal lick, clip, warp speed
    literary celerity
  • verb

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  • 1 I sped home
    informal tear, belt, pelt, scoot, zip, zap, whip, hotfoot it, bomb, hightail it
  • 2 he was caught speeding
    drive too fast, exceed the speed limit
  • 3 a warmer climate will speed his recovery
    [Antonyms] slow, hinder
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    tachometer an instrument used for measuring the working speed of an engine
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