verb (used with or without object), hast·ed, hast·ing.
- hasta la vista,
- hasta luego,
- hasta mañana,
- haste makes waste,
Origin of haste
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 Now largely superseded by hasten (1560s).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