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Definition of the noun quicken

What does quicken mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. The European rowan tree.

Definition of the verb quicken

What does quicken mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: quickened | quickening | quickens

  1. move faster
  2. make keen or more acute
  3. give life or energy to
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonym of quicken: invigorate
    • more generic words: excite / stimulate = act as a stimulant
  4. show signs of life
    • example: the fetus quickened
    • lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
    • more generic word: move = move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
  5. give new life or energy to

Alternative definition of the verb quicken

verb

  1. [transitive, now literary] To give life to; to animate, make alive, revive. [definition from 14th c.]
  2. [intransitive, now literary] To come back to life, receive life. [definition from 14th c.]
  3. [transitive] To make quicker; to hasten, speed up. [definition from 17th c.]
  4. [intransitive] To become faster. [definition from 17th c.]

Explanation

Quicken is a personal finance management tool developed by Intuit, Inc.

  • developer: Intuit
  • genre: Accounting software
  • license: Proprietary software
  • official website: quicken.intuit.com

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Quicken

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Google previewPersonal Finance For Dummies (2015)

by Eric Tyson

Quicken is a good software program that helps with expense tracking and bill paying. In addition to offering printed checks and electronic bill‐payment, Quicken is a financial organizer. The program allows you to list your investments and other ...

Google previewDigital Literacy For Dummies (2014)

by Faithe Wempen

For example, Quicken is a financial management program you can use to balance your checkbook or keep track of your home inventory for insurance purposes. Some programs come preinstalled on your computer. For example, a computer ...

Google previewThe Bookman (1893)

Quicken is the old Irish name for the mountain ash. The Dark Joan mentioned in the last verse is a. famous faery who often goes about the roads disguised as a clutch of chickens. N iam is the famous and beautiful faery who carried Oisin into ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

[calx viva, Latis; Living plants after a while into worms, which they kill with means of magnesia, the calcareous earth su»» wine when they begin to quicken. Sandys. — The precipitated from lime-water ; and this JBB J heart is ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

QUICHUAS–QUICKEN. QUICHUAS, or QUITOs: Peruvian nation, dwelling originally on the upper courses of the Pachachaca and the Apurimac rivers. At the time of the Spanish conquest the Q. were the nost numerous of the 6 tribes of Peru ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of the English Language ... (1856)

by Charles Richardson

Quicken, to quicken. It is more probably to quake.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)

to quicken. See also the etymology of Quick. Dr. Johnson has given queck instead of this word, in a corrupted example from Bacon; which has not, escaped the notice of Mr. Malone, who says that, in the edition of Bacon's ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

quicken. it (prompt service) (prompt eloquence) (prompt insight into the workings of complex apparatus-F. H. Garrison) Sometimes the word carries so strong an implication of willingness or eagerness that a lack of normal inhibitions is also ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1818)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson

to quicken. See also the etymology of Quick. Dr. Johnson has given queck instead of this word, in a corrupted example from Bacon; which has not escaped the notice of Mr. Malone, who says that, in the edition ...

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Usage statistics about quicken

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb quicken:

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Quotes about Quicken

Subsequent to the original Quicken, the whole idea that we, as a consumer products company, could actually make business products, that was a whole revolution in our thinking. (Scott Cook)
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Scrabble value of Q10U1I1C3K5E1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 22 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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