Synonyms of haste in English:


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1‘working with feverish haste’

speed, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, swiftness, rapidity, rapidness, quickness, promptness, briskness, immediateness
impetuosity, precipitateness, rush, rushing
literary celerity, fleetness
rare expedition, expeditiousness, promptitude

slowness, delay


    in haste

    quickly, rapidly, fast, speedily, with alacrity, with urgency, in a rush, in a hurry, with dispatch
    make haste

    ‘I made haste down the stairs’

    hurry, go fast, go quickly, hasten, hurtle, dash, dart, race, rush, fly, flash, shoot, streak, bolt, bound, blast, charge, chase, career, hurry up, speed up, scurry, scramble, scamper, scuttle, sprint, run, gallop, go like lightning, go hell for leather
    British scutter
    informal whizz, whoosh, vroom, tear, scoot, hare, pelt, zip, whip, zoom, belt, beetle, buzz, get a move on, step on it, hotfoot it, burn rubber, go like a bat out of hell
    British informal bomb, bucket, shift, put one's foot down, go like the clappers, leg it
    Scottish informal wheech
    North American informal hightail, barrel, boogie, clip, lay rubber, get the lead out
    North American vulgar slang drag ass, haul ass, tear ass
    informal, dated cut along
    archaic post, hie, fleet

    dawdle, crawl