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fast

Overview of noun fast


The noun fast has 1 sense


1. fast, fasting -- (abstaining from food)


Overview of verb fast


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1. fast -- (abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons; "Catholics sometimes fast during Lent")

2. fast -- (abstain from eating; "Before the medical exam, you must fast")


Overview of adj fast

1. fast -- (acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly; "fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a fast pace"; "a fast car")

2. fast -- ((used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time; "my watch is fast")

3. fast -- (at a rapid tempo; "the band played a fast fox trot")

4. fast -- ((of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds; "a fast road"; "grass courts are faster than clay")

5. fast -- (resistant to destruction or fading; "fast colors")

6. debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast -- (unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women")

7. flying, quick, fast -- (hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit")

8. fast, firm, immobile -- (securely fixed in place; "the post was still firm after being hit by the car")

9. firm, loyal, truehearted, fast -- (unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause; "a firm ally"; "loyal supporters"; "the true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe"- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison; "fast friends")

10. fast -- ((of a photographic lens or emulsion) causing a shortening of exposure time; "a fast lens")


Overview of adv fast

1. fast -- (quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form); "how fast can he get here?"; "ran as fast as he could"; "needs medical help fast"; "fast-running rivers"; "fast-breaking news"; "fast-opening (or fast-closing) shutters")

2. fast, tight -- (firmly or closely; "held fast to the rope"; "her foot was stuck fast"; "held tight")



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