OTHER WORDS FROM hastenhas·ten·er, nounouthasten, verb (used with object)o·ver·has·ten, verbun·has·tened, adjective
How to use hasten in a sentence
The silted-up river was shallow enough to cross on foot, anyway, but the intact bridge hastened the British assault.
Such shoreline structures can hasten beach erosion, and state officials were trying to ensure that didn’t happen.How Famous Surfers and Wealthy Homeowners Are Endangering Hawaii’s Beaches|by Sophie Cocke, Honolulu Star-Advertiser|December 5, 2020|ProPublica
Extensive research suggests that certain ways of thinking and behaving can hasten the plunge into clinical depression, while others can prevent it.How to keep your sadness from turning into depression|Jelena Kecmanovic|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
Some experts suspect lower humidity also hastens transmission of the virus.Maryland’s coronavirus numbers are going up. Here’s what you need to know.|Erin Cox|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Leaders of Operation Warp Speed, the federal effort to hasten vaccine and therapeutic development, have projected having 600 million to 700 million doses of vaccine by March or April.Virus spreads in much of the U.S., setting records and straining health care|Lenny Bernstein, Joel Achenbach, Alexandra Hinojosa, Carolyn Y. Johnson|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
There was just a disabled senior citizen who had been hastened to her grave, and the press paid the matter scant attention.
In spite of myself a chill crept over me at the sight of the white puffy face, and I hastened to pass.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When I asked whether the debate would bring any financial perks, Ham hastened to talk me down.The Bill Nye-Ken Ham Debate Was a Nightmare for Science|Michael Schulson|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps—though getting past Edward Snowden would have hastened this, too.
It's bad business, he hastened to add, but if that's what they want to do, the state should not be able to compel them otherwise.
But it was necessary to take Silan, which the rebels hastened to strengthen, closely followed up by the Spaniards.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
We were interrupted at this moment by a message from General Houston, to whom we immediately hastened.
Mrs. Charmington hastened to spread the report that his Royal Highness was seriously smitten.
Louis had covered his raging temples with his hand, and he hastened forward with distracted swiftness.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
From a sense of justice, I hastened to remunerate those who had been deprived of their coign of vantage, but, alas!