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Pronunciation: /spiːd/

Translation of speed in Arabic:


  • 1 (of vehicles, responses, the wind) سُرْعة to gain/lose speed زادَتْ \ انْخَفَضَتْ سُرْعَتُهُ winds reaching speeds of … رِياح تَصِلُ سُرْعَتُها إلى ... to go faster than the speed of sound سارَ بِسُرْعةٍ أَسْرَعَ من سُرْعةِ الصَوْتِ
  • 2 (gear) سُرْعة a five-speed bicycle دَرّاجة بِخَمْسِ سُرْعاتٍ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • (past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول sped or , speeded)
    سَرَّعَ (II) [the recovery] [process] take this, it'll speed your recovery خُذْ هذا، فَسَيُساعِدُكَ على التَعافي بِسُرْعةٍ to speed sb on their way تَمَنّى لِشَخْصٍ رِحْلةً سَعيدةً

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 1
    (past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول sped)
    [informal/غير رسمي] (to move fast)to speed along أَسْرَعَ (IV) to speed away/off أَسْرَعَ مُبْتَعِداً the train sped past/by مَرَّ القِطارُ مُسْرِعاً
  • 2
    (past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول speeded)
    (to drive too fast) [drivers] [vehicles] تَجاوَزَ السُرْعةَ المُحَدَّدةَ he was speeding in a restricted area تَجاوَزَ السُرْعةَ في مِنْطَقةٍ مَحْظورةٍ


to be up to speed

[informal/غير رسمي], كانَ على اطِّلاعٍ بِكافّةِ المُسْتَجَدّاتِ

Phrasal verbs

speed up

speed up [runners] [cars] أَسْرَعَ (IV) 1.1speed up [sth]speed [sth] up سَرَّعَ [شَيْئاً] [the process] [output]

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