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expedite


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Expedite  \Ex"pe*dite\,  a.  [L.  expeditus  p.  p.  of  expedire  to 
  free  one  caught  by  the  foot,  to  extricate,  set  free  bring 
  forward,  make  ready;  ex  out  +  pes,  prdis,  t.  See  {Foot}.] 
  1.  Free  of  impediment;  unimpeded. 
 
  To  make  the  way  plain  and  expedite.  --Hooker. 
 
  2.  Expeditious;  quick;  speedily;  prompt. 
 
  Nimble  and  expedite  .  .  .  in  its  operation. 
  --Tollotson. 
 
  Speech  is  a  very  short  and  expedite  way  of  conveying 
  their  thoughts.  --Locke. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Expedite  \Ex"pe*dite\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Expedited};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Expediting}.] 
  1.  To  relieve  of  impediments;  to  facilitate;  to  accelerate 
  the  process  or  progress  of  to  hasten;  to  quicken;  as  to 
  expedite  the  growth  of  plants. 
 
  To  expedite  your  glorious  march.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  despatch;  to  send  forth;  to  issue  officially. 
 
  Such  charters  be  expedited  of  course.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  expedite 
  v  1:  speed  up  the  progress  of  facilitate;  "This  should  expedite 
  the  process"  [syn:  {hasten}] 
  2:  process  fast  and  efficiently;  "I  will  try  to  expedite  the 
  matter" 




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