AskDefine | Define apace

Dictionary Definition

apace adv : with rapid movements; "he works quickly" [syn: quickly, rapidly, speedily, chop-chop] [ant: slowly]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. Quickly, rapidly, with speed.
    Construction of the new offices is proceeding apace.
    • 1596, William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, act 3, sc, 2,
      Gallop apace, you fiery-footed steeds.

Extensive Definition

Apače is a town and a municipality in Slovenia.
apace in German: Apače
apace in Croatian: Apače
apace in Italian: Apače
apace in Slovenian: Občina Apače
apace in Serbian: Апаче

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

PDQ, amain, at flank speed, at once, by forced marches, cursorily, decisively, directly, double-quick, expeditiously, fast, feverishly, flat-out, forthwith, furiously, hand over fist, hand over hand, hastily, hell for leather, hell-bent, hell-bent for election, helter-skelter, hotfoot, hurriedly, hurry-scurry, immediately, in double time, in double-quick time, in high, in high gear, in no time, in passing, in seven-league boots, instanter, instantly, lickety-cut, lickety-split, on the double, on the instant, on the run, on the spot, pell-mell, post, posthaste, pretty damned quick, promptly, pronto, quick, quickly, rapidly, right away, right off, slapdash, smartly, snappily, speedily, straightaway, straightway, subito, summarily, superficially, swiftly, trippingly, under forced draft, whip and spur, with a rush, with all haste, with all speed, with dispatch, with giant strides, with haste, with rapid strides, with speed, without delay, without further delay
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