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speed·y

 (spē′dē)
adj. speed·i·er, speed·i·est
1. Characterized by rapid motion; swift.
2. Accomplished or arrived at without delay; prompt. See Synonyms at fast1.

speed′i·ly adv.
speed′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.speedily - with rapid movementsspeedily - with rapid movements; "he works quickly"

speedily

adverb quickly, rapidly, swiftly, fast, promptly, hastily, briskly, expeditiously This review is being conducted as speedily as possible.
Translations
بِسُرْعَه، بِعَجَلَه
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hurtigt
snarlega
hızlasüratle

speedily

[ˈspiːdɪlɪ] ADV (= quickly) → rápidamente, con la mayor prontitud; (= promptly) → prontamente, en seguida

speedily

[ˈspiːdɪli] advrapidement, promptement

speedily

advschnell; reply, returnprompt

speedily

[ˈspiːdɪlɪ] adv (see adj) → velocemente, rapidamente, prontamente

speed

(spiːd) noun
1. rate of moving. a slow speed; The car was travelling at high speed.
2. quickness of moving.
verb
1. (past tense, past participles sped (sped) ˈspeeded) to (cause to) move or progress quickly; to hurry. The car sped/speeded along the motorway.
2. (past tense, past participle ˈspeeded) to drive very fast in a car etc, faster than is allowed by law. The policeman said that I had been speeding.
ˈspeeding noun
driving at (an illegally) high speed. He was fined for speeding.
ˈspeedy adjective
done, carried out etc quickly. a speedy answer.
ˈspeedily adverb
ˈspeediness noun
ˈspeed bump noun
a raised part across the road to make drivers slow down.
ˈspeed trap noun
a device used by the police to catch drivers exceeding the speed limit.
speedometer (spiːˈdomitə) noun
an instrument on a car etc showing how fast one is travelling.
speed uppast tense, past participle ˈspeeded
1. to increase speed. The car speeded up as it left the town.
2. to quicken the rate of. We are trying to speed up production.
References in classic literature ?
stammered Jo, preparing to back out as speedily as she had bounced in.
The sun had already disappeared, and the woods, suddenly deprived of his light*, were assuming a dusky hue, which keenly reminded him that the hour the savage usually chose for his most barbarous and remorseless acts of vengeance or hostility, was speedily drawing near.
We improved this favourable opportunity, and departed, leaving them to take their rest, and speedily directed our course towards our old camp, but found it plundered, and the company dispersed and gone home.
These hours of drowsihead were the season of the old gentlewoman's attendance on her brother, while Phoebe took charge of the shop; an arrangement which the public speedily understood, and evinced their decided preference of the younger shopwoman by the multiplicity of their calls during her administration of affairs.
This he repressed as speedily as possible, and strove to look as if nothing of the kind had happened.
If I had counted on what it would give me to find myself alone with Miles, I speedily perceived, at least, that it would give me a measure.
Huck was given a seat and the old man and his brace of tall sons speedily dressed themselves.
Simpson speedily bartered with a man "over Wareham way," and got in exchange for it an old horse which his owner did not need, as he was leaving town to visit his daughter for a year, Simpson fattened the aged animal, keeping him for several weeks (at early morning or after nightfall) in one neighbor's pasture after another, and then exchanged him with a Milltown man for a top buggy.
She speedily comprehended all his merits; the persuasion of his regard for Elinor perhaps assisted her penetration; but she really felt assured of his worth: and even that quietness of manner, which militated against all her established ideas of what a young man's address ought to be, was no longer uninteresting when she knew his heart to be warm and his temper affectionate.
The roof has been kept whole hitherto; but as the clergyman's stipend is only twenty pounds per annum, and a house with two rooms, threatening speedily to determine into one, no clergyman will undertake the duties of pastor: especially as it is currently reported that his flock would rather let him starve than increase the living by one penny from their own pockets.
Miss Garth was for getting out of it again as speedily as possible, and so was I.
But he raised them speedily, on hearing his own name.