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Definition of "expedite" []

  • To speed up the progress of; accelerate. (verb-transitive)
  • To execute quickly and efficiently: was trusted to expedite the directives of the board. (verb-transitive)
  • To issue officially; dispatch. (verb-transitive)
  • To hasten the progress of; hasten or assist (verb)

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.

  • To do or process (something, such as business matters) with speed and efficiency (verb)
  • To dispatch (documents, messages, etc) (verb)
  • Unimpeded or prompt; expeditious (adjective)
  • Alert or prepared (adjective)

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Use "expedite" in a sentence
  • "Now Biedenbach, after he left Glen Ellen, had invented a most powerful explosive -- 'expedite' he called it."
  • "We'll try to track how well they "expedite" the planned construction of this "part of the world"."
  • "The Complaint stems around Cammarano's relationship with an undercover FBI agent posing as a real estate agent, in which in exchange for tens of thousands of dollars in cash, the Hoboken mayor, if elected, would help "expedite" his developments in as rapid a manner as possible."