at a fast pace; with speed; swiftly
Origin of apaceMiddle English apas: see a- and pace
- At a rapid pace; swiftly.
- In such a way or at such a speed as to keep up the requisite momentum; abreast.
Origin of apaceMiddle English a pas from Old French a to ( from Latin ad ; see ad- . ) pas step ; see pace 1.
a- + pace, circa 1350.