Textual thesaurus for "speed"

(noun) speeding, hurrying

changing location rapidly

(noun) pep pill, amphetamine, upper

a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression

(noun) fastness, swiftness

a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens

the project advanced with gratifying speed

(noun) f number, focal ratio, stop number

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

(noun) velocity

distance travelled per unit time

(verb) speed up, accelerate, quicken

move faster

The car accelerated

(verb) accelerate, speed up

cause to move faster

He accelerated the car

(verb) zip, travel rapidly, hurry

move very fast

The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed

(verb) hasten, hotfoot, hie, cannonball along, bucket along, pelt along, belt along, step on it, race, rush, rush along

move fast

He rushed down the hall to receive his guests; The cars raced down the street