at a fast pace; with speed; swiftly
Origin of apaceMiddle English apas: see a- and amp; 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 pace1.
a- + pace, circa 1350.