Accelerate(v. t.) To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of; -- opposed to retard.
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.
Accelerate(v. t.) To hasten, as the occurence of an event; as, to accelerate our departure.
Accelerated(imp. & p. p.) of Accelerate
Accelerating(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Accelerate
Acceleration(n.) The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as, a falling body moves toward the earth with an acceleration of velocity; -- opposed to retardation.
Accelerator(n.) One who, or that which, accelerates. Also as an adj.; as, accelerator nerves.
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