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fast

fast as in abstaining from food

    Synonyms

    • fastingabstaining from food
    fast as in 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"
    fast as in firmly or closely
    • "held fast to the rope"
    • "her foot was stuck fast"
    • "held tight"

    Synonyms

    • tightfirmly or closely; in an attentive manner; closely constrained or constricted or constricting; pulled or drawn tight; set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration; pressed tightly together; (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity; affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; of such close construction as to be impermeable; of textiles; securely or solidly fixed in place; (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; very drunk ; exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; packed closely together
    fast as in abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    • "Catholics sometimes fast during Lent"
    fast as in abstain from eating
    • "Before the medical exam, you must fast"
    fast as in 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"
    fast as in (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time
    • "my watch is fast"
    fast as in at a rapid tempo
    • "the band played a fast fox trot"
    fast as in (of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds
    • "a fast road"
    • "grass courts are faster than clay"
    fast as in resistant to destruction or fading
    • "fast colors"
    fast as in unrestrained by convention or morality
    • "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"
    • "deplorably dissipated and degraded"
    • "riotous living"
    • "fast women"

    Synonyms

    • debauchedunrestrained by convention or morality
    • degenerategrow worse; a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior ; unrestrained by convention or morality
    • degradedunrestrained by convention or morality; lowered in value
    • dissipatedunrestrained by convention or morality; preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance
    • dissoluteunrestrained by convention or morality
    • libertinea dissolute person; unrestrained by convention or morality
    • profligatea dissolute man in fashionable society ; a recklessly extravagant consumer ; recklessly wasteful; unrestrained by convention or morality
    • riotousproduced or growing in extreme abundance; characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination; unrestrained by convention or morality
    fast as in hurried and brief
    • "paid a flying visit"
    • "took a flying glance at the book"
    • "a quick inspection"
    • "a fast visit"

    Synonyms

    • flyingan instance of traveling by air; moving swiftly; hurried and brief
    • quickwith little or no delay; any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail) ; accomplished rapidly and without delay; hurried and brief; moving quickly and lightly; apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; performed with little or no delay; easily aroused or excited
    fast as in securely fixed in place
    • "the post was still firm after being hit by the car"

    Synonyms

    • firmwith resolute determination; the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; become taut or tauter; make taut or tauter; marked by firm determination or resolution; not soft or yielding to pressure; strong and sure; not subject to revision or change; (of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling; not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; securely established; possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue; securely fixed in place; unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
    • immobilenot capable of movement or of being moved ; securely fixed in place
    fast as in 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"

    Synonyms

    • firmwith resolute determination; the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; become taut or tauter; make taut or tauter; marked by firm determination or resolution; not soft or yielding to pressure; strong and sure; not subject to revision or change; (of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling; not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall; securely established; possessing the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue; securely fixed in place; unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
    • loyalsteadfast in allegiance or duty; inspired by love for your country ; unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
    • trueheartedunwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
    • fast(a)
    fast as in (of a photographic lens or emulsion) causing a shortening of exposure time
    • "a fast lens"