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  • EN [ fɑːst]
  • US [ fæst]

English definition


  • 1. abstaining from food


  • 1. abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons;

    • "Catholics sometimes fast during Lent"
  • 2. abstain from eating;

    • "Before the medical exam, you must fast"


  • 1. acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly;

    • "fast film"
    • "on the fast track in school"
    • "set a fast pace"
    • "a fast car"
  • 2. (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time;

    • "my watch is fast"
  • 3. at a rapid tempo;

    • "the band played a fast fox trot"
  • 4. (of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds;

    • "a fast road"
    • "grass courts are faster than clay"
  • 5. firmly fastened or secured against opening;

    • "windows and doors were all fast"
    • "a locked closet"
    • "left the house properly secured"
  • 6. resistant to destruction or fading;

    • "fast colors"
  • 7. unrestrained by convention or morality;

    • "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"
    • "deplorably dissipated and degraded"
    • "riotous living"
    • "fast women"
  • 8. hurried and brief;

    • "paid a flying visit"
    • "took a flying glance at the book"
    • "a quick inspection"
    • "a fast visit"
  • 9. securely fixed in place;

    • "the post was still firm after being hit by the car"
  • 10. unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause;

    • "a firm ally"
    • "loyal supporters"
    • "the true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe"- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison
    • "fast friends"


  • 1. quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form);

    • "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"
  • 2. firmly or tightly;

    • "held fast to the rope"
    • "her foot was stuck fast"
    • "held tight"

Example sentences

  • You're very fast, aren't you?

  • The hypermarket stations had a wide selection of branded foods, clean toilets, friendly service and fast checkouts.

  • He is fast on the draw.

  • A white dress gets dirty very fast.

  • He drove exceedingly fast.

  • The huntsmen rode fast, chasing after the fox.

  • Don't walk so fast.

  • Now that price are rising so fast, all my money is draining away.

  • Madame Curie warned learners not to go too fast.

  • My watch is five minutes fast.

  • While prices are rising so fast, many shops think they can climb on the bandwagon and raise their prices, too.

  • He holds fast to climbing the hill.

  • He can run very fast.

  • Driving fast procured the accident.

  • He spoke so fast that he was out of breath.

  • The sands of his life are fast running out.

  • He runs as fast as Paul.

  • The march of events is as fast as we thought.

  • The snow made fast.

  • The rope hasn't been tied fast.

  • He didn't run fast enough to catch the train.

  • The boy is so fat and yet he runs very fast.

  • When a fast ball lands short of you, you have to play back.

  • How fast does the computer process the data?

  • The Romanian rowers pulled ahead with fast, powerful strokes.

  • The city has been built up really fast; It's changed beyond recognition.

  • An aged man can not walk very fast.

  • We two have not strength enough in our hands to tie a chicken fast. We can only eat.

  • She knew how fast she was running, because her trainer was pacing her on a bicycle.

Phrase collocation

  • pull a fast one

    (informal)try to gain an unfair advantage

    • he had been trying to &B{pull a fast one on} his co-producer.


  • play fast and loose with somebody

    • He was playing fast and loose with his girlfriend. So she left him.

Synonym discrimination

  • fast, quick, rapid, swift, hasty, prompt, speedy, instant



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