Meaning of “fast” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /fɑːst/
Extra Examples
We started to walk at a much faster pace.The ring road gives fast access to the motorway.Service in the restaurant is fast and friendly.The package offers fast Internet access.The computer is not particularly fast.

A1 moving, happening, or doing something quickly:

fast cars
a fast swimmer
Computers are getting faster all the time.
TIME [ never before noun ]

If a clock or watch is fast, it shows a time that is later than the correct time:

My watch is five minutes fast.
→ See also a fast track (to sth)

(Definition of “fast adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)