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Definition 1: give new life or energy to - [verb of body]

Samples where quicken or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • A hot soup will revive me
  • This will renovate my spirits
  • This treatment repaired my health

Synonyms for quicken in the sense of this definition

(quicken is a kind of ...) cause to be alert and energetic

"Coffee and tea stimulate me" "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"

(quicken has a similar meaning as ...) return to consciousness

"The patient came to quickly" "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"

Definition 2: show signs of life - [verb of body]

Samples where quicken or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the fetus quickened

(quicken is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

Definition 3: give life or energy to - [verb of change]

Samples where quicken or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The cold water invigorated him

Synonyms for quicken in the sense of this definition

(quicken is a kind of ...) act as a stimulant

"The book stimulated her imagination" "This play stimulates"

Definition 4: move faster - [verb of change]

Samples where quicken or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The car accelerated

Synonyms for quicken in the sense of this definition

(quicken is a kind of ...) become more intense

"The debate intensified" "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"

(... is a kind of quicken ) become brisk

"business brisked up"

Definition 5: make keen or more acute - [verb of perception]

Samples where quicken or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • whet my appetite

Synonyms for quicken in the sense of this definition

(quicken is a kind of ...) stir feelings in

"stimulate my appetite" "excite the audience" "stir emotions"

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