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ex·pe·dite

 (ĕk′spĭ-dīt′)
tr.v. ex·pe·dit·ed, ex·pe·dit·ing, ex·pe·dites
To speed up the progress of or execute quickly: expedite the review of a legal case; expedite a loan application.

[Latin expedīre, expedīt-, to free from entanglements, make ready; see ped- in Indo-European roots.]

ex′pe·dit′er, ex′pe·di′tor n.

expedite

(ˈɛkspɪˌdaɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to hasten the progress of; hasten or assist
2. to do or process (something, such as business matters) with speed and efficiency
3. rare to dispatch (documents, messages, etc)
adj
4. unimpeded or prompt; expeditious
5. alert or prepared
[C17: from Latin expedīre, literally: to free the feet (as from a snare), hence, liberate, from ex-1 + pēs foot]

ex•pe•dite

(ˈɛk spɪˌdaɪt)

v.t. -dit•ed, -dit•ing.
1. to speed up the progress of.
2. to perform promptly.
3. to issue; dispatch.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin expedītus, past participle of expedīre to extricate, solve, be useful =ex- ex-1 + -pedīre; see impede]
ex′pe•dit`er, ex′pe•di`tor, n.

expedite


Past participle: expedited
Gerund: expediting

Imperative
expedite
expedite
Present
I expedite
you expedite
he/she/it expedites
we expedite
you expedite
they expedite
Preterite
I expedited
you expedited
he/she/it expedited
we expedited
you expedited
they expedited
Present Continuous
I am expediting
you are expediting
he/she/it is expediting
we are expediting
you are expediting
they are expediting
Present Perfect
I have expedited
you have expedited
he/she/it has expedited
we have expedited
you have expedited
they have expedited
Past Continuous
I was expediting
you were expediting
he/she/it was expediting
we were expediting
you were expediting
they were expediting
Past Perfect
I had expedited
you had expedited
he/she/it had expedited
we had expedited
you had expedited
they had expedited
Future
I will expedite
you will expedite
he/she/it will expedite
we will expedite
you will expedite
they will expedite
Future Perfect
I will have expedited
you will have expedited
he/she/it will have expedited
we will have expedited
you will have expedited
they will have expedited
Future Continuous
I will be expediting
you will be expediting
he/she/it will be expediting
we will be expediting
you will be expediting
they will be expediting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been expediting
you have been expediting
he/she/it has been expediting
we have been expediting
you have been expediting
they have been expediting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been expediting
you will have been expediting
he/she/it will have been expediting
we will have been expediting
you will have been expediting
they will have been expediting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been expediting
you had been expediting
he/she/it had been expediting
we had been expediting
you had been expediting
they had been expediting
Conditional
I would expedite
you would expedite
he/she/it would expedite
we would expedite
you would expedite
they would expedite
Past Conditional
I would have expedited
you would have expedited
he/she/it would have expedited
we would have expedited
you would have expedited
they would have expedited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.expedite - speed up the progress of; facilitate; "This should expedite the process"
aid, assist, help - give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house"
2.expedite - process fast and efficiently; "I will try to expedite the matter"
action, sue, litigate, process - institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against; "He was warned that the district attorney would process him"; "She actioned the company for discrimination"

expedite

verb (Formal) speed (up), forward, promote, advance, press, urge, rush, assist, hurry, accelerate, dispatch, facilitate, hasten, precipitate, quicken, fast-track We will do all we can to expedite the procedure
restrict, delay, block, handicap, hold up, curb, obstruct, decelerate, slow up or down

expedite

verb
1. To make less difficult:
Idioms: clear the way for, grease the wheels, open the door for.
2. To increase the speed of:
Translations
يُعَجِّلُ عَمَلا
fremskynde
jouduttaakiirehtiänopeuttaa
flÿta fyrir
operatyviaioperatyvussparčiaispartus
hızlandırmak

expedite

[ˈekspɪdaɪt] VT (= speed up) [+ business, deal] → acelerar; [+ official matter, legal matter] → dar curso a; [+ process, preparations] → facilitar; [+ task] → despachar (con prontitud)
to expedite mattersacelerar las cosas

expedite

[ˈɛkspɪdaɪt] vt (= speed up) [+ process] → accélérer

expedite

vt
(= hasten)beschleunigen, vorantreiben; see what you can do to expedite matterssehen Sie zu, ob Sie die Sache beschleunigen können
(rare) lettersexpedieren (spec)

expedite

[ˈɛkspɪdaɪt] vt (frm) (speed up) → accelerare; (official matter, legal matter) → sollecitare; (task) → affrettare

expedite

(ˈekspidait) verb
to hasten or speed up (a work process etc).
ˌexpeˈditious (-ˈdiʃəs) adjective
quick (and efficient).
expeˈditiously adverb
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