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Definition of Speed


  1. Prosperity in an undertaking; favorable issue; success.
  2. The act or state of moving swiftly; swiftness; velocity; rapidly; rate of motion; dispatch; as, the speed a horse or a vessel.
  3. One who, or that which, causes or promotes speed or success.
  4. To go; to fare.
  5. To experience in going; to have any condition, good or ill; to fare.
  6. To fare well; to have success; to prosper.
  7. To make haste; to move with celerity.
  8. To be expedient.
  9. To cause to be successful, or to prosper; hence, to aid; to favor.
  10. To cause to make haste; to dispatch with celerity; to drive at full speed; hence, to hasten; to hurry.
  11. To hasten to a conclusion; to expedite.
  12. To hurry to destruction; to put an end to; to ruin; to undo.
  13. To wish success or god fortune to, in any undertaking, especially in setting out upon a journey.

Speed Quotations

There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Mahatma Gandhi

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Jim Rohn

In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Power and speed be hands and feet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Two such as you with such a master speed, cannot be parted nor be swept away, from one another once you are agreed, that life is only life forevermore, together wing to wing and oar to oar.
Robert Frost
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Speed Translations

speed in Afrikaans is spoed, snelheid
speed in Danish is hast, fart
speed in Dutch is snelheid, vaart, spoed, radheid
speed in French is galoper, vitesse
speed in German is Drehzahl, Geschindigkeit, Geschwindigkeit
speed in Latin is volo, celeritas, festino, festinatio, accelero
speed in Norwegian is fart
speed in Portuguese is velocidade
speed in Spanish is velocidad, rapidez
speed in Swedish is fart, hastighet

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