Associations to the word «Accelerate»
ACCELERATE, verb. (transitive) To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of.
ACCELERATE, verb. (transitive) To quicken the natural or ordinary progression or process of.
ACCELERATE, verb. (transitive) (physics) To cause a change of velocity.
ACCELERATE, verb. (transitive) To hasten, as the occurrence of an event.
ACCELERATE, verb. (transitive) (education) To enable a student to finish a course of study in less than normal time.
ACCELERATE, verb. (intransitive) To become faster; to begin to move more quickly.
ACCELERATE, verb. (intransitive) Grow; increase.
ACCELERATE, verb. (obsolete) Alternative form of accelerated
ACCELERATE, adjective. (rare) Accelerated; quickened; hastened; hurried.
ACCELERATE, verb. Move faster; "The car accelerated".
ACCELERATE, verb. Cause to move faster; "He accelerated the car".
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