Synonyms of speed in English:

speed

noun

  • 1 the speed of their progress
    rate, pace, tempo, momentum
  • 2 the speed with which they responded
  • verb

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  • 1 I sped home
    hurry, rush, dash, run, race, sprint, bolt, dart, gallop, career, charge, shoot, hurtle, careen, hare, fly, zoom, scurry, scuttle, scamper, hasten
    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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