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Definition of Quicken

Quicken a. means: To shorten the radius of (a curve); to make (a curve) sharper; as, to quicken the sheer, that is, to make its curve more pronounced.

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Quicken a. means: To shorten the radius of (a curve); to make (a curve) sharper; as, to quicken the sheer, that is, to make its curve more pronounced.

Meaning of Quicken

Quicken (a.) means: To shorten the radius of (a curve); to make (a curve) sharper; as, to quicken the sheer, that is, to make its curve more pronounced.

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Quicken (a.): To make lively, active, or sprightly; to impart additional energy to; to stimulate; to make quick or rapid; to hasten; to accelerate; as, to quicken one's steps or thoughts; to quicken one's departure or speed.

Quicken (a.): To shorten the radius of (a curve); to make (a curve) sharper; as, to quicken the sheer, that is, to make its curve more pronounced.

Quickened (imp. & p. p.): of Quicken

Quickening (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Quicken

Quickbeam (n.): See Quicken tree.

Appromt (v. t.): To quicken; to prompt.

Enquicken (v. t.): To quicken; to make alive.

Quick (v. t. & i.): To revive; to quicken; to be or become alive.

Chirrup (v. t.): To quicken or animate by chirping; to cherup.

Acuate (v. t.): To sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken.

Requicken (v. t.): To quicken anew; to reanimate; to give new life to.

Vivify (v. t.): To endue with life; to make to be living; to quicken; to animate.

Quicken (v. i.): To move with rapidity or activity; to become accelerated; as, his pulse quickened.

Accelerate (v. t.): To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of; -- opposed to retard.

Animate (v. t.): To give natural life to; to make alive; to quicken; as, the soul animates the body.

Quicken (a.): To make alive; to vivify; to revive or resuscitate, as from death or an inanimate state; hence, to excite; to, stimulate; to incite.

-en (): A suffix signifying to make, to cause, used to form verbs from nouns and adjectives; as in strengthen, quicken, frighten. This must not be confused with -en corresponding in Old English to the AS. infinitive ending -an.

Enliven (v. t.): To give life, action, or motion to; to make vigorous or active; to excite; to quicken; as, fresh fuel enlivens a fire.

Accelerate (v. t.): To quicken the natural or ordinary progression or process of; as, to accelerate the growth of a plant, the increase of wealth, etc.

Quicken (v. i.): To come to life; to become alive; to become vivified or enlivened; hence, to exhibit signs of life; to move, as the fetus in the womb.

Mend (v. t.): To alter for the better; to set right; to reform; hence, to quicken; as, to mend one's manners or pace.

Expedite (v. t.): To relieve of impediments; to facilitate; to accelerate the process or progress of; to hasten; to quicken; as, to expedite the growth of plants.

Forward (v. t.): To help onward; to advance; to promote; to accelerate; to quicken; to hasten; as, to forward the growth of a plant; to forward one in improvement.

Wicken tree (): Same as Quicken tree.

Quicken tree (): The European rowan tree; -- called also quickbeam, and quickenbeam. See Rowan tree.

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Meaning of Quicken

Quicken means: To make lively, active, or sprightly; to impart additional energy to; to stimulate; to make quick or rapid; to hasten; to accelerate; as, to quicken one's steps or thoughts; to quicken one's departure or speed.

Meaning of Quicken

Quicken means: To shorten the radius of (a curve); to make (a curve) sharper; as, to quicken the sheer, that is, to make its curve more pronounced.

Meaning of quickened

quickened means: of Quicken

Meaning of Quickening

Quickening means: of Quicken

Meaning of Quickbeam

Quickbeam means: See Quicken tree.

Meaning of Appromt

Appromt means: To quicken; to prompt.

Meaning of Enquicken

Enquicken means: To quicken; to make alive.

Meaning of Quick

Quick means: To revive; to quicken; to be or become alive.

Meaning of Chirrup

Chirrup means: To quicken or animate by chirping; to cherup.

Meaning of Acuate

Acuate means: To sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken.

Meaning of Requicken

Requicken means: To quicken anew; to reanimate; to give new life to.

Meaning of Vivify

Vivify means: To endue with life; to make to be living; to quicken; to animate.

Meaning of Quicken

Quicken means: To move with rapidity or activity; to become accelerated; as, his pulse quickened.

Meaning of Accelerate

Accelerate means: To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of; -- opposed to retard.

Meaning of Animate

Animate means: To give natural life to; to make alive; to quicken; as, the soul animates the body.

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