Accelerate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əkˈseləreɪt|  American pronunciation of the word accelerate
Brit.  |əkˈsɛləreɪt|  British pronunciation of the word accelerate


- move faster(syn: quicken, speed)

The car accelerated

- cause to move faster(syn: speed)

He accelerated the car


She stepped on the gas and the car accelerated.

The plane accelerated down the runway.

She stepped on the gas and accelerated the car.

He says that cutting taxes will help to accelerate economic growth.

The rate of economic growth has continued to accelerate.

The government is to accelerate its privatization program.

Suddenly the car accelerated.

She accelerated away from the kerb.

The car accelerated smoothly away.

measures to accelerate the rate of economic growth

The car accelerated

He accelerated the car

the government tried to accelerate the commercialization of this development

Word forms

I/you/we/they: accelerate
he/she/it: accelerates
present participle: accelerating
past tense: accelerated
past participle: accelerated
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