verb (used with object), ac·cel·er·at·ed, ac·cel·er·at·ing.
verb (used without object), ac·cel·er·at·ed, ac·cel·er·at·ing.
- accelerated reader,
- accelerating universe,
- acceleration clause,
- acceleration coefficient
Origin of accelerate
Examples from the Web for accelerate
It may accelerate the adoption of laws giving patients more power.The Upside of Ebola (Yes, There May Actually Be One)|Nick Gillespie|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Accelerate this process,” said Royce, adding that the Free Syrian Army is the antidote to the ongoing expansion of ISIS in Syria.After Steven Sotloff Murder, Congress Demands a Vote on Obama’s ISIS War|Josh Rogin|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We have every reason to expect these demographic changes to continue, if not accelerate,” Bonica said.
Conservative evangelicalism is losing millennials in gobs, and the World Vision fallout is sure to only accelerate the fallout.
A ban in New York will accelerate bids for carriage crackdowns elsewhere.
I think you ought to be allowed to ruin yourself and accelerate the revolution in any absurd way which may seem best to you.A House-Party|Ouida
After walking awhile I found my soreness began to leave me, when I began to accelerate my pace.Biography of a Slave|Charles Thompson
But this visit was still further important, as it tended to accelerate the formation of a fourth settlement.The Moravians in Labrador|Anonymous
Yet her present scheme to accelerate its termination, became difficult even of trial.Camilla|Fanny Burney
With tired dogs whose pace no whip or call could accelerate, we reached the fort at midday on the 21st.The Great Lone Land|W. F. Butler
Word Origin for accelerate
1520s, from Latin acceleratus, past participle of accelerare "to hasten, to quicken," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + celerare "hasten," from celer "swift" (see celerity). Related: Accelerated; accelerating.