Meaning of ACCELERATE in English

ACCELERATE

verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

the pace quickens/accelerates

The pace of change is quickening.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

away

Burgess accelerated away and police followed.

He slid out and slammed the door, and Vora accelerated away .

They could leave him gawping from the pavement while they accelerated away .

The door slammed behind them and she listened, rigid, as the car purred into life and accelerated away .

She changed up and accelerated away .

The older Schumacher survived a spectacular collision while accelerating away from the start.

He was driving a lorry and accelerated away , escaping with minor injuries.

dramatically

Indeed, since the First World War, the development of archaeology has accelerated dramatically .

greatly

Such techniques can greatly accelerate the development and propagation of new and uniform strains and varieties of plant.

It served as a catalyst which greatly accelerated the pace of change within the Empire.

Had they done so they would certainly have greatly accelerated the rate at which they colonised the land.

rapidly

Without the trees, soil erosion in the area accelerated rapidly .

■ NOUN

change

It served as a catalyst which greatly accelerated the pace of change within the Empire.

Rather than stopping change , it accelerated change.

In spite of victory, Britain's participation in two world wars accelerated social changes , altering both social attitudes and power relations.

The accelerating effect of changes in participation on changes in equipment demand is clear to see.

Revolutions only succeed in Britain if they pretend to be fondly restoring the past, not accelerating change .

decline

Both, in fact, are at fault; both are helping to accelerate boxing's decline .

Barber said the accelerating annual rate of decline in members reaches from villages to cities.

development

The year's purpose is to accelerate the development and provision of national and international communications.

Such techniques can greatly accelerate the development and propagation of new and uniform strains and varieties of plant.

The task of the cultural designer is to accelerate the development of practices which bring the remote consequences of behavior into play.

The pace of urbanization accelerated as did the development of civil society visible before 1905.

Objective: to promote international trade, particularly that of developing countries, with a view to accelerating economic development .

The social repercussions of Emancipation and accelerated economic development gave rise to a range of diverse pressures upon the regime.

This point was rapidly settled when folic acid was shown not to check but to accelerate the development of certain leukaemias.

growth

Otherwise, while growth will accelerate , body shape may be adversely affected.

Mainstream economists profess much puzzlement over the failure of the rate of productivity growth to accelerate so far in this decade.

Population growth accelerated only after 1750.

Suppose the level of cereal production remains the same over the years while the rate of population growth accelerates .

inflation

If workers believe inflation is likely to accelerate , they will demand high enough wages to compensate for expected increases in prices.

Forty-four percent of those surveyed thought the rate of inflation would accelerate in the year ahead....

Then inflation started to accelerate and house prices fell back.

None of the standard private economic forecasting services were suggesting that inflation would accelerate either.

Slow economic growth reduces the likelihood inflation will accelerate and erode the value of bonds' fixed payments.

In the rest of the world inflation accelerates when currency values fall.

Signs the economy is recovering hurt bonds by sparking concern that inflation may accelerate , eroding bonds' fixed payments.

Indications the economy may be picking up steam hurt bonds by sparking concern inflation may accelerate , eroding bonds' fixed payments.

pace

About seven more years had been added to expectation of life up to 1901, after which the pace accelerated sharply.

The pace of urbanization accelerated as did the development of civil society visible before 1905.

The pace of change which accelerated in the 1980s would continue unabated in the 1990s.

From then onward the pace of change accelerated .

In the sixties the pace accelerated: 520,000 enrolled in the autumn of 1967.

process

The incorporation of microelectronics in products and manufacturing processes is likely to accelerate this trend.

But the process has accelerated under Albright.

It fades hair's natural pigment and the process is accelerated in colour-treated hair.

This process was accelerated in the 1860s during the Civil War.

The process had accelerated by the autumn into revolution.

After Stonewall this process sharply accelerated , creating a radical new medical situation in the gay world.

As the economic climate gradually improves, this process will be accelerated through an effective partnership between the public and private sectors.

The process of merging accelerated during the period we shall be looking at.

rate

Meanwhile the embargo has been eroding at an accelerating rate .

We found that crying babies elicited accelerated rates on all three measures, while a comfortable baby elicited a deceleration.

Dosing farm animals with antibiotics because they accelerate their growth rates can not be acceptable practice.

Consequently there is a change in excitation and the motor starts to accelerate at a rate dictated by the load parameters.

At least 31 party-goers were treated at local hospitals for symptoms including nausea and accelerated heart rates .

Had they done so they would certainly have greatly accelerated the rate at which they colonised the land.

Over a long period, however, the continued leaks could accelerate the rate of deterioration of the concrete.

speed

Maintain the correct stance and the ensemble will accelerate to flying speed .

Out to a distance of seventy-five kilometers, windows are blown in and shards of glass are accelerated to high speeds .

Your victim would catch on before accelerating to a speed likely to be fatal.

The train had just pulled out of the Twenty-third Street station and was accelerating to its cruising speed .

trend

The next stage of satellite development will accelerate this trend rapidly.

The incorporation of microelectronics in products and manufacturing processes is likely to accelerate this trend .

■ VERB

begin

The tempo of his actions begins to accelerate .

I began an accelerating paddle rhythm....

From the 1970s onwards, however, the moves began to accelerate and involved quite different factors.

In the ACCs, the money supply began to accelerate at the beginning of 1970.

Accordingly, he had restrained his own consumption just as Cunningham's had begun to accelerate out of control.

expect

At that point, its accumulation of knowledge is expected to accelerate sharply.

As might be expected this is accelerated by heat, making cold storage essential.

The improvement is expected to accelerate a booming industry.

And she is expected to accelerate restructuring.

help

Both, in fact, are at fault; both are helping to accelerate boxing's decline.

start

I know that orchestras, when they see a lot of black notes, usually start to accelerate .

It started to accelerate in the last six months.

Due to the action of this force the couch will start to accelerate upwards.

To get into the correct impact position, the clubhead must start to accelerate right from the commencement of the downswing.

Like when you first started accelerating: the beams still hit the bullseye - more or less.

Consequently there is a change in excitation and the motor starts to accelerate at a rate dictated by the load parameters.

The two forces acting on the spring are not equal, which is why the spring starts to accelerate upwards.

The forces on him are no longer equal and he also starts to accelerate upwards.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The Ferrari can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds.

The truck's wheels skidded on the snow as the driver accelerated forward.

Zebtech is accelerating its cost-cutting program by cutting 2,500 jobs.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

As the 1860s drew to a close, Kansas effectively put its violent heritage behind; change accelerated by leaps and bounds.

As you accelerated, you would see the Universe itself appear to squash up in the direction of flight.

At the same time Greebo shot past Agnes, accelerating.

Effects on family life probably include contrary tendencies - accelerating or delaying decisions to start families, for example.

Mainstream economists profess much puzzlement over the failure of the rate of productivity growth to accelerate so far in this decade.

Mr Henley has accelerated his sale of shares over the past year.

Under generally accepted accounting principles, companies may use straight-line or one of the accelerated methods of depreciation for financial accounting purposes.

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