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Definition of the noun quicken
What does quicken mean as a name of something?
- The European rowan tree.
- synonym: quickbeam
Definition of the verb quicken
What does quicken mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: quickened | quickening | quickens
- move faster
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] Bill dried the clothes [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] The clothes dried wrinkled [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Tony broke the piggy bank open with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] Tony broke the glass to pieces [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Tony broke the glass to pieces with a hammer [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] with [Instrument] Bill dried the clothes with a hairdryer [Instrument] [Verb] [Patient] The hairdryer dried the clothes [Patient] [Verb] The clothes dried | The roses bloomed [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] Piggy banks break open [Patient] [Verb] [Adjective] with [Instrument] Piggy banks break open with a hammer [Patient] [Verb] [Adverb] Copper rods bend easily | Cotton clothes dry easily | Crystal vases break easily | Idaho potatoes bake beautifully [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] Glasses break to pieces [Patient] [Verb] to / into [Oblique, state] with [Instrument] Glasses break to pieces with a rock
Verbs of Change of State (with the same syntax): abase, abate, abbreviate, abrade, abridge, accelerate, acetify, acidify, activate, advance, age, agglomerate, air, alkalify, alter, ameliorate, americanize, amplify, anesthetize, anglicize, animate, apostatize, atomize, attenuate, augment, awake, awaken, balance, beautify, bedew, bifurcate, bisect, blacken, blast, bleach, bloody, blunt, blur, bolshevize, botch, brighten, broaden, burn, burst, calcify, capacitate, capsize, caramelize, carbonize, castrate, categorize, catholicize, cauterize, change, char, cheapen, chill, chlorinate, christianize, circumcise, civilize, clean, clear, clog, close, clouded, coagulate, coarsen, collapse, collect, commercialize, compress, condense, constrict, constringe, construct, contract, cool, correct, corrode, corrugate, corrupt, cremate, crimson, crisp, crumble, crystallize, curdle, dampen, darken, de-escalate, deafen, decelerate, decentralize, decrease, deepen, deflate, defrost, degenerate, degrade, dehumidify, dehydrate, demagnetize, demobilize, democratize, depressurize, desalinate, desiccate, destabilize, deteriorate, detonate, devalue, diffract, diffuse, dilate, dilute, dim, diminish, dirty, disintegrate, dislocate, disorganize, disperse, dissipate, dissolve, diversify, divide, domesticate, double, drain, dry, dull, ease, effeminate, emaciate, emasculate, embitter, embrocate, empty, emulsify, energize, enhance, enlarge, equalize, equilibrate, eternalize, europeanize, evaporate, even, expand, explode, fade, famish, fatten, federate, feminize, fertilize, fill, firm, flatten, flood, fossilize, fray, freeze, freshen, frost, fructify, fuse, gasify, gelatinize, gladden, granulate, gray, grow, halt, harden, harmonize, hasten, heal, heat, heighten, humidify, hush, hybridize, hydrogenate, ignite, improve, incinerate, increase, incubate, inflate, intensify, invert, iodize, ionize, kindle, laminate, lengthen, lessen, level, levitate, light, lighten, lignify, liquefy, loop, loose, loosen, macerate, magnetize, magnify, mature, mechanize, mellow, melt, mineralize, mobilize, moderate, modernize, modulate, moisten, motorize, muddy, multiply, mute, narrow, nasalize, nationalize, naturalize, neutralize, nitrify, normalize, objectify, obscure, open, operate, ossify, overturn, oxidize, pale, paralyze, pasteurize, perfect, petrify, polarize, polymerize, pop, popularize, proliferate, propagate, publicize, pulverize, purify, purple, putrefy, quadruple, quiet, quieten, rarefy, reanimate, redden, regularize, rekindle, reopen, reproduce, resuscitate, reverse, revive, ripen, roughen, rupture, saponify, scorch, sear, secularize, sharpen, short, short-circuit, shorten, shrink, shrivel, shush, shut, sicken, silence, silver, singe, sink, slack, slacken, slim, slow, smooth, soak, sober, soften, solidify, sour, sovietize, sprout, stabilize, standardize, steady, steep, steepen, sterilize, stiffen, stratify, strengthen, submerge, subside, sunburn, sweeten, tame, tan, taper, tauten, tense, thaw, thicken, thin, tighten, tilt, tire, topple, toughen, tousle, tranquilize, treble, triple, ulcerate, unionize, urbanize, vaporize, vary, ventilate, vibrate, vitrify, volatilize, vulcanize, wake, waken, warm, weaken, westernize, wet, whiten, widen, worsen, yellow.
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonyms of quicken: accelerate / speed / speed up
- more generic words: deepen / intensify = become more intense
- more specific terms: brisk up / brisken / brisk = become brisk
- make keen or more acute
- give life or energy to
- show signs of life
- give new life or energy to
- syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
- lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
- synonyms of quicken: animate / reanimate / recreate / renovate / repair / revive / revivify / vivify
- more generic terms: arouse / brace / energise / energize / perk up / stimulate = cause to be alert and energetic
Alternative definition of the verb quicken
- [transitive, now literary] To give life to; to animate, make alive, revive. [definition from 14th c.]
- [intransitive, now literary] To come back to life, receive life. [definition from 14th c.]
- [transitive] To make quicker; to hasten, speed up. [definition from 17th c.]
- [intransitive] To become faster. [definition from 17th c.]
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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Personal 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 ...
Digital 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 ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Charles Richardson
Quicken, to quicken. It is more probably to quake.
A 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 ...
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 ...
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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Video shows what quicken means. To give life to; to animate, make alive, revive.. To come back to life, receive life.. To take on a state of activity or vigour ...
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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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