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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.

speedy

(ˈspiːdɪ)
adj, speedier or speediest
1. characterized by speed of motion
2. done or decided without delay; quick
ˈspeedily adv
ˈspeediness n

speed•y

(ˈspi di)

adj. speed•i•er, speed•i•est.
1. capable of or showing speed; fast; quick.
2. accomplished quickly; prompt: a speedy recovery.
[1325–75]
speed′i•ly, adv.
speed′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.speedy - characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed; "a rapid movement"; "a speedy car"; "a speedy errand boy"
fast - acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly; "fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a fast pace"; "a fast car"
2.speedy - accomplished rapidly and without delay; "was quick to make friends"; "his quick reaction prevented an accident"; "hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem"; "a speedy recovery"; "he has a right to a speedy trial"
fast - acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly; "fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a fast pace"; "a fast car"

speedy

speedy

adjective
1. Characterized by great celerity:
Informal: hell-for-leather.
Idiom: quick as a bunny.
2. Accomplished in very little time:
Translations
مُسْرِع، سَريع، مُسْتَعْجَل
okamžitýrychlý
hurtig
fljótur, snar

speedy

[ˈspiːdɪ] ADJ (speedier (compar) (speediest (superl))) → veloz, rápido; [answer] → pronto

speedy

[ˈspiːdi] adj [response, reply, sale] → rapide
to wish sb a speedy recovery → souhaiter à qn un prompt rétablissement

speedy

adj (+er)schnell; answer, service alsoprompt; remedyschnell wirkend; we wish Joan a speedy recoverywir wünschen Joan eine rasche Genesung; to bring something to a speedy conclusionetw schnell zu Ende bringen; to bring a speedy end to somethingetw schnell beenden

speedy

[ˈspiːdɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (gen) → veloce, rapido/a; (reply) → pronto/a

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 ?
Mainwaring, that I was very far from expecting so speedy a distinction, though I always imagined from her increasing friendship for us since her husband's death that we should, at some future period, be obliged to receive her.
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.
A little later the trim and speedy car drew up in front of the Nestor home, and Tom bounded up on the front porch, his heart not altogether as light as his feet.
His story was this: He had been originally nurtured among the crazy society of Neskyeuna Shakers, where he had been a great prophet; in their cracked, secret meetings having several times descended from heaven by the way of a trap-door, announcing the speedy opening of the seventh vial, which he carried in his vest-pocket; but, which, instead of containing gunpowder, was supposed to be charged with laudanum.
of Albany, with the request for their speedy execution.
There is no salvation for him who thus suffereth from himself, unless it be speedy death.
Having provided everything necessary for our journey, such as Arabian habits, and red caps, calicoes, and other trifles to make presents of to the inhabitants, and taking leave of our friends, as men going to a speedy death, for we were not insensible of the dangers we were likely to encounter, amongst horrid deserts, impassable mountains, and barbarous nations, we left Goa on the 26th day of January in the year 1624, in a Portuguese galliot that was ordered to set us ashore at Pate, where we landed without any disaster in eleven days, together with a young Abyssin, whom we made use of as our interpreter.
But he found himself encompassed with guards and forced to remain silent while the Chief Circle in a few impassioned words made a final appeal to the Women, exclaiming that, if the Colour Bill passed, no marriage would henceforth be safe, no woman's honour secure; fraud, deception, hypocrisy would pervade every household; domestic bliss would share the fate of the Constitution and pass to speedy perdition.
However, the decision which you have just read is unalterable, and I am about to announce it to Bwikov himself, who in any case has pressed me for a speedy reply, owing to the fact (so he says) that his business will not wait nor allow him to remain here longer, and that therefore, no trifle must be allowed to stand in its way.
It is true, speedy profit is not to be neglected, as far as may stand with the good of the plantation, but no further.
It was finally settled that this should be our plan; and that inquiries and preparations should immediately be set on foot; and while my mother busied herself with these, I should return to Horton Lodge at the close of my four weeks' vacation, and give notice for my final departure when things were in train for the speedy commencement of our school.
It was real snow that lashed his face and covered him and chilled his right hand from which he had lost the glove, and this was a real desert in which he was now left alone like that wormwood, awaiting an inevitable, speedy, and meaningless death.