Hasten

Definition of Hasten

Has´ten   Pronunciation: hās´'n
v. t.1.To press; to drive or urge forward; to push on; to precipitate; to accelerate the movement of; to expedite; to hurry.
[imp. & p. p. Hastened (hās"'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Hastening (hās"'n*ĭng).]
I would hasten my escape from the windy storm.
- Ps. lv. 8.
v. i.1.To move with celerity; to be rapid in motion; to act speedily or quickly; to go quickly.
I hastened to the spot whence the noise came.
- De Foe.

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