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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin expedītus (unimpeded, unfettered), perfect passive participle of expediō (bring forward, set right).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛk.spəˌdaɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛk.spɪˌdaɪt/
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VerbEdit

expedite (third-person singular simple present expedites, present participle expediting, simple past and past participle expedited)

  1. (transitive) To accelerate the progress of.
    He expedited the search by alphabetizing the papers.
  2. (transitive) To perform (a task) fast and efficiently.

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AdjectiveEdit

expedite (comparative more expedite, superlative most expedite)

  1. Free of impediment; unimpeded.
    • Hooker
      to make the way plain and expedite
  2. Expeditious; quick; prompt.
    • Tillotson
      nimble and expedite [] in its operation
    • John Locke
      Speech is a very short and expedite way of conveying their thoughts.

Further readingEdit

  • expedite” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From expedītus (unimpeded, unfettered), perfect passive participle of expediō (liberate, free).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

expedītē (comparative expedītius, superlative expedītissimē)

  1. freely, without impediment.
  2. readily, promptly, quickly

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SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

expedite

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of expeditar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of expeditar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of expeditar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of expeditar.