What does the word hasten mean?

Usage examples for hasten

  1. " You see, then, you did hasten the end, Marta," said Lanstron. – The Last Shot by 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 by Lydia Maria Child
  3. We must hasten back at once. – The Hohenzollerns in America With the Bolsheviks in Berlin and other impossibilities by Stephen Leacock