verb (used with or without object), hast·ed, hast·ing.
Origin of haste
Synonyms for haste
Antonyms for haste
Related Words for hastedfly, shoot, rush, hurry, gallop, tear, scamper, contest, dart, dash, compete, bolt, sprint, hustle, scramble, chase, run, zip, charge, dispatch
Examples from the Web for hasted
Historical Examples of hasted
We read that “David hasted, and ran towards the army to meet the Philistine.”Broken Bread
When Kolskegg heard that, he saddled his horse and hasted after Gunnar.The Red Romance Book
Mercifully, Christian was awakened, and hasted along the road.Standards of Life and Service
T. H. Howard
At thy rebuke they fled, at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away.An Essay on the Lyric Poetry of the Ancients
At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away.The Ordinance of Covenanting
Word Origin for haste
late 13c., from Old French haster (Modern French hâter), from haste (see haste). Now largely superseded by hasten (1560s).
early 13c., from Old French haste "haste, urgency, hastiness" (12c., Modern French hâte), from Frankish *haifst "violence," from West Germanic *haifstiz (cf. Gothic haifsts "strife," Old English hæste "violent, vehement, impetuous"). To make haste is recorded by 1530s.
In addition to the idiom beginning with haste
- haste makes waste
- make haste