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quick

quick

 
 
pronunciation:
kwIk
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: quicker, quickest
definition 1: done very soon or without delay.
I got a quick answer to my letter.
synonyms:
fast, immediate, instant, prompt, rapid
antonyms:
slow, tardy
similar words:
abrupt, brief, fleeting, hasty, momentary, sharp, sudden, swift
definition 2: moving or acting with speed; fast.
She is a very quick runner.The subway is quicker than the bus.
synonyms:
fast, rapid, swift
antonyms:
slow, sluggish
similar words:
agile, brisk, clever, deft, fleet, nimble
definition 3: achieved within a short time, or allowing something to be achieved within a short time.
We made a quick trip to the store to get milk.I know a quick way to get to Sam's house from here.
synonyms:
fast, rapid, swift
antonyms:
slow
similar words:
brisk, hasty, hurried, prompt, sharp
definition 4: thinking, understanding, or learning with speed.
My little brother is so quick that everything in school is easy for him.
synonyms:
agile, alert, bright, clever, sharp
antonyms:
slow
similar words:
able, active, apt, keen, lively, on the ball, prompt, ready, smart
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: quicker, quickest
definition: with speed or quickly.
Come quick!
synonyms:
promptly, quickly
similar words:
fast, immediately, lively
derivation: quickness (n.)
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  • quickly:
    in a quick way; quick.
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