Definition of "speed up" [speed up]

  • To accelerate, to increase speed (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "speed up" in a sentence
  • "Factors which act to slow the rate of adoption of an interactive innovation before the critical mass is reached (like network externali ties), then serve to speed up the adoption rate after the critical mass is attained (Wieber, 1992, 1995)."
  • "Incentives have been paid in order to speed up the diffusion of inno vations in a variety of fields: agriculture, health, medicine, and family planning."
  • "The notion of overadoption implies that one role of the change agent is to prevent “too much” adoption of an innovation, as well as to try to speed up the diffusion process."