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Blend of Middle English hasten (verb), (cf. Dutch haasten, German hasten, Danish haste, Swed. hasta "to hasten, rush") and Middle English hast (noun) "haste" from Old French haste (French: hâte)[1] from Patrono:Frk[[Category:Patrono:Frk derivations|Haste]] haist, haifst, violence [2]. Akin to Old Frisian hāst, hāste "haste", O.E. hǣst "violence", O.E. hǣste "violent, impetuous, vehement", Old Norse heift/heipt (feud), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍆𐍃𐍄𐍃 (haifsts), rivalry). Cognate with German and Danish heftig (vehement).

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Haste

Plural
uncountable

Haste (uncountable)
  1. A speedy or quick action. (e.g. We were running late so we finished our meal in haste)

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Infinitive
to Haste

Third person singular
hastes

Simple past
hasted

Past participle
hasted

Present participle
hasting

to Haste (third-person singular simple present hastes, present participle hasting, simple past and past participle hasted)
  1. (transitive) To urge onward; to hasten
  2. (intransitive) To move with haste.
    • 1594, “The Wounds of Civill War”, in A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. VII (4th edition)[1]:
      The city is amaz'd, for Sylla hastes To enter Rome with fury, sword and fire.</span>
    • 1825, Samuel Johnson, The Works of Samuel Johnson in Nine Volumes[2]:
      He hastes away to another, whom his affairs have called to a distant place, and, having seen the empty house, goes away disgusted by a disappointment which could not be intended, because it could not be foreseen.</span>
    • 1881, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present[3]:
      Samson hastes not; but neither does he pause to rest.</span>

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  1. Etymology
  2. Le Robert pour tous, Dictionnaire de la langue française, Janvier 2004, p. 524

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Patrono:Eo-adv

  1. hastily

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Haste f. (plural Hastes)

  1. pole
  2. Patrono:Plant stem, stalk

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