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1    accelerated, brisk, fleet, flying, hasty, hurried, mercurial, nippy     (Brit. informal)   quick, quickie     (informal)   rapid, speedy, swift, winged  
2    apace, at a rate of knots, hastily, hell for leather     (informal)   hotfoot, hurriedly, in haste, like a bat out of hell     (slang)   like a flash, like a shot     (informal)   like greased lightning     (informal)   like lightning, like nobody's business     (informal)   like the clappers     (Brit. informal)   pdq     (slang)   posthaste, presto, quickly, rapidly, speedily, swiftly, with all haste  
3    close, constant, fastened, firm, fixed, fortified, immovable, impregnable, lasting, loyal, permanent, secure, sound, stalwart, staunch, steadfast, tight, unwavering  
4    deeply, firmly, fixedly, securely, soundly, tightly  
5    dissipated, dissolute, extravagant, gadabout     (informal)   giddy, immoral, intemperate, licentious, loose, profligate, promiscuous, rakish, reckless, self-indulgent, wanton, wild  
6    extravagantly, intemperately, loosely, promiscuously, rakishly, recklessly, wildly  
7    pull a fast one      bamboozle     (informal)   cheat, con     (informal)   deceive, defraud, hoodwink, put one over on     (informal)   swindle, take advantage of, take for a ride     (informal)   trick  
1    leisurely, plodding, slow, slow moving, unhurried  
2    at a snail's pace, at one's leisure, gradually, leisurely, slowly, steadily, unhurriedly  
3    inconstant, irresolute, unfaithful, unreliable, unstable, wavering, weak  
Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  
fast          [2]  
      vb   abstain, deny oneself, go hungry, go without food, practise abstention, refrain from food or eating  
      n   abstinence, fasting  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  



  ( faster    comparative)   ( fastest    superlative)   ( fasts    plural & 3rd person present)   ( fasting    present participle)   ( fasted    past tense & past participle  )
1       adj   Fast means happening, moving, or doing something at great speed. You also use fast in questions or statements about speed.   (=quick)     (Antonym: slow)    ...fast cars with flashing lights and sirens..., Brindley was known as a very, very fast driver..., The party aims to attract votes from the business and professional communities, which want a faster pace of political reform..., The only question is how fast the process will be.     
      Fast is also an adverb., adv   ADV with v   (=quickly)     (Antonym: slowly)    They work terrifically fast..., It would be nice to go faster and break the world record..., Barnes also knows that he is fast running out of time..., How fast were you driving?..., How fast would the disease develop?     
2       adv   You use fast to say that something happens without any delay.  
ADV after v   (=soon, swiftly)  
When you've got a crisis like this you need professional help<endash>fast!..., We'd appreciate your leaving as fast as possible.     
      Fast is also an adjective., adj   ADJ n   (=swift)  
That would be an astonishingly fast action on the part of the Congress.     
3       adj   If a watch or clock is fast, it is showing a time that is later than the real time.  
v-link ADJ  
That clock's an hour fast.     
4       adv   If you hold something fast, you hold it tightly and firmly. If something is stuck fast, it is stuck very firmly and cannot move.  
ADV after v   (=firmly)  
She climbed the staircase cautiously, holding fast to the rail..., The tanker is stuck fast on the rocks.     
5       adv   If you hold fast to a principle or idea, or if you stand fast, you do not change your mind about it, even though people are trying to persuade you to.  
ADV after v   (=firm)  
We can only try to hold fast to the age-old values of honesty, decency and concern for others..., He told supporters to stand fast over the next few vital days.     
6       adj   If colours or dyes are fast, they do not come out of the fabrics they are used on when they get wet.  
usu v-link ADJ  
The fabric was ironed to make the colours fast.     
7       verb   If you fast, you eat no food for a period of time, usually for either religious or medical reasons, or as a protest.  
I fasted for a day and half and asked God to help me.      V  
      Fast is also a noun., n-count  
The fast is broken at sunset, traditionally with dates and water.     
  fasting      n-uncount  
...the Muslim holy month of fasting and prayer.     
8    Someone who is fast asleep is completely asleep.  
fast asleep      phrase   v-link PHR, PHR after v  
When he went upstairs five minutes later, she was fast asleep.     
    to make a fast buck  

fast-breeder reactor        ( fast-breeder reactors    plural  ) A fast-breeder reactor or a fast-breeder is a kind of nuclear reactor that produces more plutonium than it uses.      n-count  
fast food     
Fast food is hot food, such as hamburgers and chips, that you obtain from particular types of restaurant, and which is served quickly after you order it.      n-uncount   oft n N  
James works as assistant chef at a fast food restaurant...     
fast forward        ( fast forwards    3rd person present)   ( fast forwarding    present participle)   ( fast forwarded    past tense & past participle  ) , fast-forward  
1       verb   When you fast forward the tape in a video or tape recorder or when you fast forward, you make the tape go forwards. Compare rewind.  
Just fast forward the video...      V n  
He fast-forwarded the tape past the explosion...      V n prep/adv  
The urge to fast-forward is almost irresistible.      V, Also V prep/adv  
2       n-uncount   If you put a video or cassette tape onfast forward, you make the tape go forwards. Compare rewind.  
oft on N  
Before recording onto a new tape, wind it on fast forward, then rewind...     
fast lane        ( fast lanes    plural  )
1       n-count   On a motorway, thefast lane is the part of the road where the vehicles that are travelling fastest go.  
  (mainly BRIT)   usu the N  
2       n-sing   If someone is living in thefast lane, they have a very busy, exciting life, although they sometimes seem to take a lot of risks.  
usu the N  
..a tale of life in the fast lane.     
fast track        ( fast tracks    3rd person present)   ( fast tracking    present participle)   ( fast tracked    past tense & past participle  ) , fast-track  
1       n-sing   The fast trackto a particular goal, especially in politics or in your career, is the quickest route to achieving it.  
oft N to n, N n  
Many Croats and Slovenes saw independence as the fast track to democracy...     
2       verb   To fast track something means to make it happen or progress faster or earlier than normal.  
A Federal Court case had been fast tracked to Wednesday...      be V-ed  
Woodward has fast-tracked a number of youngsters into the line-up since he became coach.      V n  
hard and fast     
If you say that there are no hard and fast rules, or that there is no hard and fast information about something, you are indicating that there are no fixed or definite rules or facts.      adj   usu with brd-neg, usu ADJ n   (=definite)  
There are no hard and fast rules, but rather traditional guidelines as to who pays for what...     

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hard and fast, feast, fasten, fat

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move very fast
go fast, move very quickly
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