expedite (expedites, present participle expediting; past and past participle expedited)
- (transitive) To accelerate the progress of.
- He expedited the search by alphabetizing the papers.
- (transitive) To perform (a task) fast and efficiently.
- German: beschleunigen
- Portuguese: acelerar, apressar, agilizar
- Russian: поторапливать
- Spanish: acelerar, apresurar, agilizar
- Russian: быстро выполня́ть
- Free of impediment; unimpeded.
- to make the way plain and expedite
- Expeditious; quick; prompt.
- nimble and expedite […] in its operation
- 1689 (indicated as 1690), [John Locke], chapter 2, in An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding. […], London: […] Thomas Basset, […], OCLC 153628242 ↗, book I, page 18 ↗:
- speech in general […] is a very short and expedite way of conveying their thoughts one to another