[ verb ] move faster
"The car accelerated"
Used in print(Philip Reaves, "Who Rules the Marriage Bed?"...)
Virtually everyone agrees , however , that the trend toward female sexual aggressiveness was tremendously accelerated with the postwar rush to the suburbs .(Morton A. Kaplan and Nicholas de B. Katzenbach,...)
National identification was not new , but it was accelerating in intensity and scope throughout Europe as new unifications occurred .
[ verb ] (grammar) cause to move faster
"He accelerated the car"
Used in print(Rhode Island Development Council. Annual Report 1960....)
Recent events - particularly the necessity of providing planning information for the statewide origin / destination study of the Department of Public_Works - indicate that this schedule will have to be accelerated .