Definition of Speed


  • a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite
    used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
    - pep pill
  • the ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera) lens system
    - focal ratio - f number - stop number
  • changing location rapidly
  • a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    "the project advanced with gratifying speed"
  • distance travelled per unit time


  • cause to move faster
    "He accelerated the car"
    - speed up
  • travel at an excessive or illegal velocity
    "I got a ticket for speeding"
  • move very fast
    "The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"
    - travel rapidly
  • move faster
    "The car accelerated"
    - speed up
  • move fast
    "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"
    "The cars raced down the street"
    - pelt along - rush along - cannonball along - bucket along - belt along - step on it
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Unscramble speed

25 unscramble word found using the letters speed.

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