Definition of Fast in English :
Define Fast in English
Fast meaning in English
Meaning of Fast in English
Pronunciation of Fast in English
Fast pronunciation in English
Pronounce Fast in Englishsee synonyms of fast
abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
Example Sentences:'Catholics sometimes fast during Lent'
abstain from eating
Example Sentences:'Before the medical exam, you must fast'
acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
Example Sentences:'fast film''on the fast track in school''set a fast pace''a fast car'
(used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time
Example Sentences:'my watch is fast'
at a rapid tempo
Example Sentences:'the band played a fast fox trot'
(of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds
Example Sentences:'a fast road''grass courts are faster than clay'
unrestrained by convention or morality
Example Sentences:'Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society''deplorably dissipated and degraded''riotous living''fast women'
hurried and brief
Example Sentences:'paid a flying visit''took a flying glance at the book''a quick inspection''a fast visit'
securely fixed in place
Example Sentences:'the post was still firm after being hit by the car'
unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
Example Sentences:'a firm ally''loyal supporters''the true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe''fast friends'
(of a photographic lens or emulsion) causing a shortening of exposure time
Example Sentences:'a fast lens'
quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form)
Example Sentences:'how fast can he get here?''ran as fast as he could''needs medical help fast''fast-running rivers''fast-breaking news''fast-opening (or fast-closing) shutters'
15. fast, tight
firmly or closely
Example Sentences:'held fast to the rope''her foot was stuck fast''held tight'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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