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Definition of Quick

Quick

  1. Alive; living; animate; -- opposed to dead or inanimate.
  2. Characterized by life or liveliness; animated; sprightly; agile; brisk; ready.
  3. Speedy; hasty; swift; not slow; as, be quick.
  4. Impatient; passionate; hasty; eager; eager; sharp; unceremonious; as, a quick temper.
  5. Fresh; bracing; sharp; keen.
  6. Sensitive; perceptive in a high degree; ready; as, a quick ear.
  7. Pregnant; with child.
  8. In a quick manner; quickly; promptly; rapidly; with haste; speedily; without delay; as, run quick; get back quick.
  9. That which is quick, or alive; a living animal or plant; especially, the hawthorn, or other plants used in making a living hedge.
  10. The life; the mortal point; a vital part; a part susceptible of serious injury or keen feeling; the sensitive living flesh; the part of a finger or toe to which the nail is attached; the tender emotions; as, to cut a finger nail to the quick; to thrust a sword to the quick, to taunt one to the quick; -- used figuratively.
  11. Quitch grass.
  12. To revive; to quicken; to be or become alive.

Quick Quotations

The thing that I think is the most important is taking moments to express your appreciation to your partner. A thank you or a quick kiss can go a long way toward affirming your relationship and commitment to each other. That's not hard to do even when you're juggling insane careers and three kids.
Michael Ian Black

Men in general are quick to believe that which they wish to be true.
Julius Caesar

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
Walt Disney

Often people ask how I manage to be happy despite having no arms and no legs. The quick answer is that I have a choice. I can be angry about not having limbs, or I can be thankful that I have a purpose. I chose gratitude.
Nick Vujicic

Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
Jane Austen
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Quick Translations

quick in Afrikaans is haastig, vinnig
quick in Danish is hurtig
quick in Dutch is snel, spoedig, gezwind, haastig, gauw
quick in Finnish is nopea
quick in French is nerveux, rapide, agile
quick in German is Schnellsortieren, schnell, rasch
quick in Italian is agile, rapido
quick in Latin is velox, citatus, celer
quick in Swedish is rapp i mun, rask, hastig, snar, flink, kvick
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