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quick

 (kwĭk)
adj. quick·er, quick·est
1. Moving or functioning rapidly and energetically; speedy: an animal that is quick enough to escape most predators.
2. Learning, thinking, or understanding with speed and dexterity; bright: a quick mind.
3.
a. Perceiving or responding with speed and sensitivity; keen: quick reflexes.
b. Reacting immediately and sharply: a quick temper.
4.
a. Occurring, achieved, or acquired in a relatively brief period of time: a quick rise through the ranks; a quick profit.
b. Done or occurring immediately: a quick inspection. See Synonyms at fast1.
5. Tending to react hastily: quick to find fault.
6. Archaic
a. Alive.
b. Pregnant.
n.
1. Sensitive or raw exposed flesh, as under the fingernails.
2. The most personal and sensitive aspect of the emotions: The remark cut her to the quick.
3. The living: the quick and the dead.
4. The vital core; the essence: got to the quick of the matter.
adv. quicker, quickest
Quickly; promptly.

[Middle English, alive, lively, quick, from Old English cwicu, alive; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]

quick′ly adv.
quick′ness n.

quick•ly

(ˈkwɪk li)

adv.
with speed; rapidly; very soon.
[before 1000]
usage: See quick.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.quickly - with rapid movementsquickly - with rapid movements; "he works quickly"
slow, slowly, tardily, easy - without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"
2.quickly - with little or no delay; "the rescue squad arrived promptly"; "come here, quick!"
3.quickly - without taking pains; "he looked cursorily through the magazine"

quickly

adverb
1. swiftly, rapidly, hurriedly, speedily, fast, quick, hastily, briskly, at high speed, apace, at full speed, hell for leather (informal), like lightning, at the speed of light, at full tilt, hotfoot, at a rate of knots (informal), like the clappers (Brit. informal), pdq (slang), like nobody's business (informal), with all speed, posthaste, lickety-split (U.S. informal), like greased lightning (informal), at or on the double She turned and ran quickly up the stairs to the flat above.
swiftly slowly, sluggishly, unhurriedly
2. soon, speedily, as soon as possible, momentarily (U.S.), instantaneously, pronto (informal), a.s.a.p. (informal) You can become fitter quickly and easily.
4. briefly, hastily, hurriedly, superficially, fleetingly, in haste, perfunctorily, briskly, desultorily, cursorily I quickly looked at her papers while she was out of the room.

quickly

adverb
Translations
بِسُرْعَهسَريعَاً
rychle
hurtigtomgående
nopeasti
brzo
snögglega, fljótt
素早く
빨리
hitro
fort
อย่างรวดเร็ว
çabuk çabukçabukça
nhanh

quickly

[ˈkwɪklɪ] ADV
1. (= fast) [move, work] → deprisa, rápidamente
I'm working as quickly as I canestoy trabajando lo más rápido or lo mas rápidamente que puedo, no puedo trabajar más deprisa
he talks too quickly for me to understandhabla demasiado deprisa y no le entiendo
2. (= with minimal delay) [arrive, answer, react] → en seguida, con prontitud (more frm)
the police were quickly on the scenela policía llegó en seguida
they answered quicklycontestaron pronto
success quickly followedel éxito llegó en seguida or muy poco después
come as quickly as you canven cuanto antes
3. (= not lengthily) [embrace, smile] → rápidamente
he glanced quickly at the noteechó un vistazo rápido a la nota

quickly

[ˈkwɪkli] adv
(= fast) → vite, rapidement
It was all over very quickly → Ça s'est passé très vite.
(= soon) → vite
She quickly realized she was wrong → Elle s'est vite rendu compte qu'elle avait tort.
She wants to get the whole thing over with as quickly as possible → Elle veut en finir le plus vite or rapidement possible.
to react quickly to sth → réagir rapidement à qch

quickly

advschnell; as quickly as I canso schnell (wie) ich kann

quickly

[ˈkwɪklɪ] advvelocemente, rapidamente
"certainly not" she said quickly → "certo che" no disse velocemente
we must act quickly → dobbiamo agire tempestivamente

quick

(kwik) adjective
1. done, said, finished etc in a short time. a quick trip into town.
2. moving, or able to move, with speed. He's a very quick walker; I made a grab at the dog, but it was too quick for me.
3. doing something, able to do something, or done, without delay; prompt; lively. He is always quick to help; a quick answer; He's very quick at arithmetic.
adverb
quickly. quick-frozen food.
ˈquickly adverb
ˈquicken verb
to make or become quicker. He quickened his pace.
ˈquickness noun
ˈquicklime noun
lime which has not been mixed with water.
ˈquicksands noun plural
(an area of) loose, wet sand that sucks in anyone or anything that stands on it.
ˈquicksilver noun
mercury.
ˌquick-ˈtempered adjective
easily made angry.
ˌquick-ˈwitted adjective
thinking very quickly. a quick-witted policeman.
ˌquick-ˈwittedly adverb
ˌquick-ˈwittedness noun

quickly

سَريعَاً rychle hurtigt schnell γρήγορα rápidamente nopeasti rapidement brzo velocemente 素早く 빨리 snel fort szybko rapidamente быстро fort อย่างรวดเร็ว çabukça nhanh 很快地
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