Velocity

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Velocity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ velocity
velocity
speed
celerity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ swiftness
swiftness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rapidity
rapidity
eagle speed
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ expedition
expedition
&c.(activity) 682
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pernicity|
pernicity|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ acceleration
acceleration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ haste
haste
&c. 684
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ spurt
spurt
rush
dash
race
steeple chase
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ smart rate
smart rate
lively rate
swift rate
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ rattling rate
rattling rate
spanking rate
strapping rate
smart pace
lively pace
swift pace
rattling pace
spanking pace
strapping pace
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ round pace
round pace
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ flying
flying
flight
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ lightning
lightning
light
electricity
wind
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ cannon ball
cannon ball
rocket
arrow
dart
hydrargyrum
quicksilver
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ telegraph
telegraph
express train
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ torrent
torrent
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ eagle
eagle
antelope
courser
race horse
gazelle
greyhound
hare
doe
squirrel
camel bird
chickaree
chipmunk
hackee
=>(U.S.)
ostrich
scorcher
???>*
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ Mercury
Mercury
Ariel
Camilla
Harlequin
=>(Measurement of velocity)
GRP: \\ N \\ Measurement of velocity
Sgm: \\ N \\ Measurement of velocity \\ log
log
log line
PARAG:Velocity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ move quickly
move quickly
trip
fisk|
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ speed
speed
hie
hasten
post
spank
scuttle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ scud
scud
scuddle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ scour
scour
scour the plain
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ scamper
scamper
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ run like mad
run like mad
beat it
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fly
fly
race
run a race
cut away
shot
tear
whisk
sweep
skim
brush
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ cut along
cut along
bowl along
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ scorch
scorch
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ rush
rush
&c.(be violent) 173
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ dash on
dash on
dash off
dash forward
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ bolt
bolt
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ trot
trot
gallop
amble
troll
bound
flit
spring
dart
boom
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ march in quick time
march in quick time
march in double time
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ ride hard
ride hard
get over the ground
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ hurry
hurry
&c.(hasten) 684
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ accelerate
accelerate
put on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ quicken
quicken
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ quicken one's pace
quicken one's pace
mend one's pace
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ clap spurs to one's horse
clap spurs to one's horse
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make haste
make haste
make rapid strides
make forced marches
make the best of one's way
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put one's best leg foremost
put one's best leg foremost
stir one's stumps
wing one's way
set off at a score
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ carry sail
carry sail
crowd sail
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ go off like a shot
go off like a shot
go like a shot
go ahead
gain ground
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ outstrip the wind
outstrip the wind
fly on the wings of the wind
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ keep up with
keep up with
keep pace with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ outstrip
outstrip
&c. 303
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ outmarch
outmarch
PARAG:Velocity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fast
fast
speedy
swift
rapid
quick
fleet
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ aliped
aliped
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ nimble
nimble
agile
expeditious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ express
express
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ active
active
&c. 682
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ flying
flying
galloping
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ light footed
light footed
nimble footed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ winged
winged
eagle winged
mercurial
electric
telegraphic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ light-legged
light-legged
light of heel
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ swift as an arrow
swift as an arrow
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ quick as lightning
quick as lightning
&c.->N.
quick as a thought
PARAG:Velocity->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ swiftly
swiftly
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with speed
with speed
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ apace
apace
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ at a great rate
at a great rate
at full speed
at railway speed
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ full drive
full drive
full gallop
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ posthaste
posthaste
in full sail
tantivy
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ trippingly
trippingly
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ instantaneously
instantaneously
&c. 113
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ under press of sail
under press of sail
under press of canvas
under press of sail and steam
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ velis et remis
velis et remis
on eagle's wing
in double quick time
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ with rapid strides
with rapid strides
with giant strides
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ a pas de geant
a pas de geant
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ in seven league boots
in seven league boots
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ whip and spur
whip and spur
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ ventre a terre
ventre a terre
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ as fast as one's legs will carry one
as fast as one's legs will carry one
as fast as one's heels will carry one
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ as fast as one can lay legs to the ground
as fast as one can lay legs to the ground
at the top of one
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ s speed
s speed
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ by leaps and bounds
by leaps and bounds
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ with haste
with haste
&c. 684

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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