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Definition of Accelerate


  1. To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of; -- opposed to retard.
  2. To quicken the natural or ordinary progression or process of; as, to accelerate the growth of a plant, the increase of wealth, etc.
  3. To hasten, as the occurence of an event; as, to accelerate our departure.
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Accelerate Translations

accelerate in Dutch is verhaasten, bespoedigen, accelereren
accelerate in German is zunehmen
accelerate in Italian is accelerare
accelerate in Latin is accelero
accelerate in Portuguese is acelere
accelerate in Spanish is acelerar
accelerate in Swedish is accelerera