Definition and Meanings for accelerates
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Part of Speech of accelerates
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of accelerates
Meaning of accelerates
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of; -- opposed to retard.
- to quicken the natural or ordinary progression or process of; as, to accelerate the growth of a plant, the increase of wealth, etc.
- to hasten, as the occurence of an event; as, to accelerate our departure.