Results for fast

Definitions of fast:

part of speech: adjective

Firm; fixed; steadfast.

part of speech: adverb

Rapidly, firmly.

part of speech: adverb

Firmly; soundly or sound ( asleep).

part of speech: adverb

Swiftly; in rapid succession; extravagantly.

part of speech: adjective

Quick; speedy in motion; in advance of the standard: said of a timepiece; firm; close; faithful; gay.

part of speech: noun

The abstaining from food for a certain time, or from particular kinds of food, as flesh; a religious mortification or humiliation by abstaining from food; the time of abstaining from food.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To abstain from food, either from necessity, or as a religious rite.

part of speech: adjective

Quick; rash; dissipated.

part of speech: adjective

Close; immovable; firmly fixed; without leaving an interval, as, to follow fast; rapid in motion; extravagant; dissipated; wild.

part of speech: noun

The doing without food as a religious duty.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To keep from food; to go hungry; to abstain from food in whole or part, as a religious duty.

part of speech: verb

To abstain from food beyond the usual time.

part of speech: noun

Abstinence from food; special abstinence enjoined by the church; the day of fasting.

part of speech: adverb

With quick steps; rapidly.

Usage examples for fast:

  • " Well, I'm tellin' you, hain't I, fast as I can? "Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition", Marietta Holley
  • " I thought," said I, " that you were fast friends." "The Red Planet", William J. Locke
  • He doesn't run so fast "Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's", Laura Lee Hope
  • They're going fast too. "Dorian", Nephi Anderson
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