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acceleration

Synonyms of acceleration in English:

noun

  • 1 the car's acceleration is sensational
    speeding up, increasing speed, increase in speed, gain in momentum, gathering speed, opening up
    technical rate of change of velocity
    [Antonyms] deceleration, slowing down
  • 2 there was some acceleration of the process
    hastening, speeding up, quickening, stepping up, advancement, furthering, furtherance, forwarding, promotion, boosting, boost, stimulation, spur, aid, assistance, facilitation, easing, simplification, expedition, precipitation
  • 3 an acceleration in the divorce rate
    increase, rise, advance, leap, surge, escalation, spiralling, worsening
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