verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for hasten
“This has got to be the oldest way in the human race to hasten death,” he said.The Nurse Coaching People Through Death by Starvation|Nick Tabor|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As I hasten to reassure these exasperated moms and dads, I had to be in the office anyway.
And his election would not hasten the Republican apocalypse.Thad Cochran Wins One for Sanity Over Tea Partier Chris McDaniel|Michael Tomasky|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But fluctuations of mere feet during its flood season could sustain the rise of empires, or hasten their fall.
The result was that “The sun stayed in the midst of heaven, and did not hasten to go down for about a whole day.”‘The Principle’: Geocentrism is What Real Biblical Literalism Looks Like|Karl W. Giberson|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then Connie summoned her aunt by phone, and told her she must hasten home to help "get ready for the millionaire's son."Prudence Says So|Ethel Hueston
Fitzpatrick at once set out with all speed to hasten the coming convoy.The Story of the Trapper|A. C. Laut
Hasten back to your chief and tell him I will return soon—his daughter with me.Warrior of the Dawn|Howard Carleton Browne
"Let us hasten on, then;" and the troop set off at a gallop.The Pearl of the Andes|Gustave Aimard
In extenuation of this summary attempt I hasten to explain that its chief merit is its lack of originality.In Morocco|Edith Wharton