Expedite definition

ĕkspĭ-dīt
To speed up or make easy the progress or action of; hasten; facilitate.
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To do quickly.
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Expedite is defined as to make something happen more quickly.

An example of expedite is to send a package through express mail.

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Expeditious; quick; prompt.
adjective
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Not impeded.
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Prompt, ready, or alert.
adjective
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Free of impediment; unimpeded.
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To speed up the progress of or execute quickly.

Expedite the review of a legal case; expedite a loan application.

verb
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To accelerate the progress of.

He expedited the search by alphabetizing the papers.

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To perform (a task) fast and efficiently.
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(rare) To send off; issue officially; dispatch.
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Origin of expedite

  • Latin expedīre expedīt- to free from entanglements, make ready ped- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin expedītus (“unimpeded, unfettered”), perfect passive participle of expediō (“bring forward, set right”).

    From Wiktionary