verb (used with or without object), hast·ed, hast·ing.
- hasta la vista,
- hasta luego,
- hasta mañana,
- haste makes waste,
Origin of haste
Examples from the Web for hasting
But he would not stand to speak, turning his back always on the men, and hasting away, coughing and speaking to himself.The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)|James Hogg
But neuerthelesse this Hasting was euer most Beanfield saith M. West.Holinshed Chronicles, Volume I, Complete|Raphaell Holinshed
Again, in 885, they sailed up the Medway under the leadership of Hasting, and laid siege to Rochester.Cathedral Cities of England|George Gilbert
See, see, the enamour'd sun is hasting on apace to his expecting mistress, while thou dull Night art slowly lingering yet.
In 893 a large fleet steered for the Andredsweald, while the sea-king Hasting entered the Thames.
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 Now largely superseded by hasten (1560s).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