Hasten Definition

hastened, hastening, hastens
hastened, hastening, hastens
To move or act swiftly; hurry.
Webster's New World
To cause to move or act swiftly.
The guard hastened him out of the room.
American Heritage
To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate.
Webster's New World
To cause to happen sooner than otherwise would be the case.
Negotiations that hastened the end of the war.
American Heritage
The definition of hasten is to cause something to happen more quickly, or to be quick to do something.
An example of hasten is what you do to the demise of a company when you post lots of negative reviews of a company that is going bankrupt.
An example of hasten is when you volunteer right away for an exciting job.

Origin of Hasten

  • From haste +‎ -en.

    From Wiktionary


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