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Meaning & Definition of Speed in English

English

Speed

/spid/

noun

1. Distance travelled per unit time

    synonym:
  • speed
  • ,
  • velocity

2. A rate (usually rapid) at which something happens

  • "The project advanced with gratifying speed"
    synonym:
  • speed
  • ,
  • swiftness
  • ,
  • fastness

3. Changing location rapidly

    synonym:
  • speed
  • ,
  • speeding
  • ,
  • hurrying

4. The ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera) lens system

    synonym:
  • focal ratio
  • ,
  • f number
  • ,
  • stop number
  • ,
  • speed

5. A central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite

  • Used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
    synonym:
  • amphetamine
  • ,
  • pep pill
  • ,
  • upper
  • ,
  • speed

verb

1. Move fast

  • "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"
  • "The cars raced down the street"
    synonym:
  • rush
  • ,
  • hotfoot
  • ,
  • hasten
  • ,
  • hie
  • ,
  • speed
  • ,
  • race
  • ,
  • pelt along
  • ,
  • rush along
  • ,
  • cannonball along
  • ,
  • bucket along
  • ,
  • belt along
  • ,
  • step on it

2. Move faster

  • "The car accelerated"
    synonym:
  • accelerate
  • ,
  • speed up
  • ,
  • speed
  • ,
  • quicken

3. Move very fast

  • "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
    synonym:
  • travel rapidly
  • ,
  • speed
  • ,
  • hurry
  • ,
  • zip

4. Travel at an excessive or illegal velocity

  • "I got a ticket for speeding"
    synonym:
  • speed

5. Cause to move faster

  • "He accelerated the car"
    synonym:
  • accelerate
  • ,
  • speed
  • ,
  • speed up

Examples of using

There are big differences in broadband speed and quality from country to country.
Do you know the speed of light in a vacuum by heart?
Watch out! There's a speed camera.