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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: quicken (0.01063 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to quicken.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: quicken membangatkan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: quicken quicken v 1: move faster; “The car accelerated” [syn: accelerate, speed up , speed] [ant: decelerate] 2: make keen or more acute; “whet my appetite” [syn: whet] 3: give life or energy to; “The cold water invigorated him” [syn: invigorate] 4: show signs of life; “the fetus quickened” 5: give new life or energy to; “A hot soup will revive me”; “This will renovate my spirits”; “This treatment repaired my health” [syn: animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, vivify, revivify]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Quicken Quicken \Quick"en\, v. i. 1. 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. [1913 Webster] The heart is the first part that quickens, and the last that dies. -- Ray. [1913 Webster] And keener lightnings quicken in her eye. --Pope. [1913 Webster] When the pale and bloodless east began To quicken to the sun. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. To move with rapidity or activity; to become accelerated; as, his pulse quickened. [1913 Webster] Quicken \Quick"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. quickened; p. pr. & vb. n. Quickening.] [AS. cwician. See Quick, a.] 1. To make alive; to vivify; to revive or resuscitate, as from death or an inanimate state; hence, to excite; to, stimulate; to incite. [1913 Webster] The mistress which I serve quickens what's dead. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Like a fruitful garden without an hedge, that quickens the appetite to enjoy so tempting a prize. -- South. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [1913 Webster] 3. (Shipbuilding) 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. [1913 Webster] Syn: To revive; resuscitate; animate; reinvigorate; vivify; refresh; stimulate; sharpen; incite; hasten; accelerate; expedite; dispatch; speed. [1913 Webster]


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