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Definition of "apace" [a•pace]

  • At a rapid pace; swiftly. (adverb)
  • In such a way or at such a speed as to keep up the requisite momentum; abreast. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "apace" in a sentence
  • "Christians, were hastening to their own ruin apace, both efficiently and meritoriously, were setting both God and man against them; see 1"
  • "None of Bacon's writings gives in short apace so vivid a picture of his tastes and aspirations as this fragment of the plan of an ideal commonwealth."
  • "Government had reached agreement on all issues with Telkom's strategic equity partner, Thintana, and preparations were "apace" for the listing."