Meaning of ACCELERATE in English

ACCELERATE

verb

Synonyms: speed 3, hasten, hurry, quicken, shake up, step up, swiften

Related Word: drive, impel

Idioms: get going, make up for lost time

Contrasted words: clog, hamper; delay, detain, slow

Antonyms: decelerate; retard

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