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See definition of speed on Dictionary.com
  • nounrate of motion, often a high rate
  • verbmove along quickly

synonyms for speed

  • acceleration
  • agility
  • momentum
  • pace
  • quickness
  • velocity
  • activity
  • alacrity
  • breeze
  • briskness
  • celerity
  • clip
  • dispatch
  • eagerness
  • expedition
  • fleetness
  • gait
  • haste
  • headway
  • hurry
  • hustle
  • legerity
  • lick
  • liveliness
  • precipitancy
  • precipitation
  • promptitude
  • promptness
  • rapidity
  • rapidness
  • readiness
  • rush
  • rustle
  • snap
  • steam
  • swiftness
  • urgency
See also synonyms for: sped / speeding
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antonyms for speed

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  • apathy
  • delay
  • hindrance
  • rest
  • slowing
  • slowness
  • sluggishness
  • stoppage
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How to use speed in a sentence

Since then, total hours worked have rebounded at exactly the same speed.
DESPITE WILDLY DIFFERENT APPROACHES, THE US AND UK ARE SEEING IDENTICAL DECLINES IN HOURS WORKEDDAN KOPFSEPTEMBER 17, 2020QUARTZ
The discovery of this phenomenon, which theorists called universality, was as bizarre as finding that elephants and egrets move at precisely the same top speed.
HOW MATHEMATICAL ‘HOCUS-POCUS’ SAVED PARTICLE PHYSICSCHARLIE WOODSEPTEMBER 17, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Added to which, a page that’s been properly optimized for speed might not need AMP for those speed gains, as well.
GOOGLE RANKING FACTORS TO CHANGE SEARCH IN 2021: CORE WEB VITALS, E-A-T, OR AMP?ALEH BARYSEVICHSEPTEMBER 16, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
You can coach sharpness within speeds, so that means how you start, how you push off and how you maintain your sprint speed by the technique that you use.
A CANADIAN TEENAGER IS ONE OF THE FASTEST SOCCER PLAYERS IN THE WORLDJULIAN MCKENZIESEPTEMBER 16, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
As the next flare runs into the protons released by the previous flare, it would accelerate protons and electrons in the same direction at the same speeds.
NEUTRINOS COULD REVEAL HOW FAST RADIO BURSTS ARE LAUNCHEDLISA GROSSMANSEPTEMBER 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Slootman describes it as the “NASCAR of sailing” because of the high speeds approaching 25 knots.
MEET SNOWFLAKE, ONE OF THE BUZZIEST TECH IPOS EVERAARON PRESSMANSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
The 1-5 Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, the predominant scale for communicating hurricane risk in the US, only looks at wind speed.
SLOW, MEANDERING HURRICANES ARE OFTEN MORE DANGEROUS—AND THEY’RE GETTING MORE COMMONGRETA MORANSEPTEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Once you’ve installed it, you can set up keyboard shortcuts to change playback speed.
READ, WATCH, AND LISTEN TO THINGS FASTER THAN EVER BEFOREDAVID NIELDSEPTEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
In its latest round of testing, RootMetrics said it used 5G-capable phones and measured the speed and availability of 5G service as part of all of the rankings.
THIS IS THE BEST WIRELESS CARRIER BY FAR, SURVEY FINDSAARON PRESSMANSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
A breakthrough is the speed with which decisions can be made on the client side.
‘WE HAVE THE CAPABILITY’: HOW THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS HAS ACCELERATED ADVERTISING’S SHIFT TO AGILITYKRISTINA MONLLOSSEPTEMBER 7, 2020DIGIDAY
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