Hasten meaning

hāsən
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.

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To move or act swiftly.
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To speed up; accelerate.

Fanned the wet paint to hasten drying.

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To cause to happen sooner than otherwise would be the case.

Negotiations that hastened the end of the war.

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To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate.
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To move or act swiftly; hurry.
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To move in a quick fashion.
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To make someone speed up or make something happen quicker.
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To cause some scheduled event to happen earlier.
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To cause to move or act swiftly.

The guard hastened him out of the room.

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Origin of hasten

  • From haste +‎ -en.

    From Wiktionary