What does the word speed mean?

Usage examples for speed

  1. Just as Lucretia had said, he had speed but that was all. – Castle of Terror by E.J. Liston
  2. At the present rate of speed another three years would see them in control of the grain business and was that good for the grain business? – Deep Furrows by Hopkins Moorhouse
  3. " Let's speed up today," she finally said, " and see what we can do." – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston