verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Related formshas·ten·er, nounout·has·ten, verb (used with object)o·ver·has·ten, verbun·has·tened, adjective
Examples from the Web for hastens
That way, the still beating heart facilitates the draining of the roughly 10 gallons of blood even as it hastens its own end.
In Ecclesiastes 1:5 we read “The sun rises and the sun goes down, and hastens to the place where it rises.”‘The Principle’: Geocentrism is What Real Biblical Literalism Looks Like|Karl W. Giberson|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So now we have a decision that (face it, conservatives) hastens the day when this country will have single-payer health care.
It is quickly challenged by the entry of Antigone with the Watchman, whose story Creon hastens out to hear.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
The elevation of temperature within certain limits, hastens the separation.Domestic Animals|Richard L. Allen
If among the glaciers, he hastens to the valley below, where he finds the villages in commotion.
It hastens the decay of vegetable matter, and the finer comminution of the earthy parts of the soil.The Elements of Agriculture|George E. Waring
It startled me at the moment, for, thinks I, it must be in this house; and I hastens in.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood