Part of speech: verb

To make haste; dispatch; be quick.

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Usage examples "hasten":

  1. " You see, then, you did hasten the end, Marta," said Lanstron. - "The Last Shot", Frederick Palmer.
  2. I exclaimed, as I looked up and saw that the sun had left one side of the ravine in the shade, and that I must hasten to find my way out. - "The Magician's Show Box and Other Stories", Lydia Maria Child.
  3. We must hasten back at once. - "The Hohenzollerns in America With the Bolsheviks in Berlin and other impossibilities", Stephen Leacock.