Translation of "hasten" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈheɪ.sən/ us formal

to make something happen sooner or more quickly to make something happen sooner

acelerar, adelantar
There is little doubt that poor medical treatment hastened her death.
These recent poor results have hastened the manager’s departure.

If you hasten to do something, you quickly do it.

The president hastened to reassure his people that he was in perfect health.

(Translation of “hasten” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)