Synonyms of swift in English:

swift

adjective

  • 1 Ramsay made a swift decision
    prompt, rapid, sudden, immediate, instant, instantaneous, without delay, ready, punctual; abrupt, unhesitating, hasty, hurried, precipitate, headlong
    [Antonyms] unhurried
  • 2 most of them are swift runners
    fast, rapid, quick, speedy, fleet-footed, fleet, swift as an arrow, like the wind, like lightning
    literary winged, flying
    informal nippy, supersonic
    [Antonyms] slow sluggish
  • 3 pupils are expected to make swift progress
    [Antonyms] slow leisurely
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