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British English: /spiːd/
American English: /spid/

Translation of speed in Arabic:


  • 1
    (of vehicles, responses, the wind)
    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
    a five-speed bicycle
    دَرّاجة بِخَمْسِ سُرْعاتٍ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول sped or speeded
    سَرَّعَ (the recovery, process)
    take this, it'll speed your recovery
    خُذْ هذا، فَسَيُساعِدُكَ على التَعافي بِسُرْعةٍ
    to speed somebody 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 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

1 speed up
(runners, cars)
2 speed up [something], speed [something] up
سَرَّعَ [شَيْئاً] (the process, output)
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