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Have you ever noticed? Anybody going slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac.
Ronnie Corbett

Meaning of "faster" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FASTER

faster  [ˈfɑːstə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FASTER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Faster is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FASTER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of faster in the English dictionary

The definition of faster in the dictionary is a person who fasts.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FASTER


alabaster
ˈæləˌbɑːstə
blaster
ˈblɑːstə
broadcaster
ˈbrɔːdkɑːstə
caster
ˈkɑːstə
castor
ˈkɑːstə
disaster
dɪˈzɑːstə
forecaster
ˈfɔːkɑːstə
grandmaster
ˈɡrændˌmɑːstə
headmaster
ˌhɛdˈmɑːstə
laster
ˈlɑːstə
master
ˈmɑːstə
pastor
ˈpɑːstə
plaster
ˈplɑːstə
postmaster
ˈpəʊstˌmɑːstə
quizmaster
ˈkwɪzˌmɑːstə
remaster
riːˈmɑːstə
spymaster
ˈspaɪmɑːstə
taskmaster
ˈtɑːskˌmɑːstə
telecaster
ˈtelɪˌkɑːstə
webmaster
ˈwɛbˌmɑːstə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FASTER

fast-talk
fast-track
fast-tracker
fast-tracking
fastback
fastball
fastballer
fasten
fastener
fastening
fasti
fastidious
fastidiously
fastidiousness
fastie
fastigiate
fastigiated
fastigium
fasting
fastish

WORDS THAT END LIKE FASTER

aster
coaster
cotoneaster
Doncaster
Easter
emotional roller coaster
Grand Master
Lancaster
manchester
natural disaster
pilaster
pinaster
raster
roaster
roller coaster
roller-coaster
senior master
taster
the master
toaster
weather forecaster

Synonyms and antonyms of faster in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «FASTER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «faster» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of faster

Translation of «faster» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FASTER

Find out the translation of faster to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of faster from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «faster» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

más rápido
570 millions of speakers

English

faster
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तेजी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أسرع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

быстрее
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mais rápido
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দ্রুত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

plus rapide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lebih pantas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schneller
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

速い
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

빠른
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Luwih cepet
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhanh hơn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வேகமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जलद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Daha hızlı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

più veloce
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szybciej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

швидше
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mai repede
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γρηγορότερα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vinniger
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

snabbare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

raskere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of faster

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FASTER»

The term «faster» is very widely used and occupies the 3.784 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about faster

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10 QUOTES WITH «FASTER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word faster.
1
Idi Amin
You cannot run faster than a bullet.
2
James Balog
Glacial pace is actually an incorrect concept. The glaciers move a lot faster and they react a lot faster than people imagine.
3
Hassanal Bolkiah
The nation will benefit in the long term if it continues to be open to foreign expertise. This will help the country to establish its business culture and environment faster, based on international best practice.
4
Erik Brynjolfsson
Computers get better faster than anything else ever.
5
George Carlin
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
6
Alexandra Chando
I lived on my own when I was living in New York City when I was 18, working on a show. And that definitely kind of grows you up a little faster than a normal 18-year-old in college, so I think so. I think I've got some street smarts.
7
Bart Chilton
Nobody wants to be against technology, but I think that regulators should not - and people should not - assume that faster is always better in markets.
8
Jimmy Cliff
When I lived in the U.K., I recorded a lot of ska and rock-steady styles of Jamaican music. But people there weren't accepting it. So I began using a faster reggae beat.
9
Robbie Coltrane
I love films where the world seems to be going a bit faster and everything's a bit brighter and more in focus.
10
Ronnie Corbett
Have you ever noticed? Anybody going slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FASTER»

Discover the use of faster in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to faster and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Faster
From the bestselling, National Book Award-nominated auhtor of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new work about the accelerating pace of change in today's world.
James Gleick, 2000
2
Do More Faster: TechStars Lessons to Accelerate Your Startup
Praise for Do More Faster "Remember when experience mattered? Thanks to this book, no matter how new to your field or how young or inexperienced you are, you can learn from people who have actually done it.
Brad Feld, David Cohen, 2010
3
Runner's World Run Less, Run Faster, Revised Edition: Become ...
Advises on how to run faster by running less, providing a variety of training programs tailored to qualifying times for the Boston Marathon and an overview of the 3PLUS2 program aimed at improving endurance.
Bill Pierce, Scott Murr, Ray Moss, 2012
4
Rowing Faster
Successful coaches and world-class rowers come together to present the techniques, training methods and racing strategies that make rowers faster and more efficient in the water. Original.
Volker Nolte, 2011
5
Run Faster from the 5K to the Marathon: How to Be Your Own ...
Filled with easy-to-follow sample training programs for distances ranging from the 5K to the marathon and abilities ranging from novice to advanced, Run Faster is the cutting-edge guide for optimal performance.
Brad Hudson, Matt Fitzgerald, 2008
6
Faster, Better, Cheaper: Low-Cost Innovation in the U.S. ...
"Faster, Better, Cheaper takes its title from the initiative of the same name, which officials at NASA adopted after the high-profile failure of the Mars Observer spacecraft in 1993.
Howard E. McCurdy, 2001
7
Faster: Demystifying the Science of Triathlon Speed
Faster will change how triathletes think about their bodies, their gear, and the world around them, informing their technique and gear selection and helping them gain free speed.
Jim Gourley, 2013
8
Faster Than a Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel
Presents a history and an outlook on the genre of fiction known as, "Graphic novels", which began in the early 1950s and, according to the author, their popularity is growing rapidly.
Stephen Weiner, 2003
9
101 Ways to Make Studying Easier and Faster for College ...
No two people learn the same way, and no one study method will work for everyone. While this book introduces you to different study methods, the aim is to improve your learning, your understanding, and, ultimately, your grades.
Susan M. Roubidoux, 2008
10
Higher, Further, Faster: Is Technology Improving Sport
Can athletes from the developing world ever hope to compete in modern sport? This book is a must-read for all participants and fans who want to understand the technological upheaval that is shaking modern sport to its very foundations.
Stewart Ross, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FASTER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term faster is used in the context of the following news items.
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How much faster are those HOV lanes? Let's test it out
We wanted to see how much faster those HOV lanes made the journey. It took transportation reporter Tess Kalinowski twice as long — about 40 ... «Hamilton Spectator, Jul 15»
2
8 Ways Small Businesses Can Build an Email List Faster
We learned something very promising about small business marketing while researching the 2015 State of Small Business Report: About 46% ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
3
The Hard Disk Of The Future Will Be Ten Thousand Times Faster
Think your computer is pretty slow? Relax, in the future, your hard disk could be able to run ten thousand times faster. This will be possible, ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
4
Fire TV Stick 2? Faster 'Amazon AFTS' shows up in benchmarks
In real-world use, that means the device could feel faster, while supporting more games that currently require a $100 Fire TV set-top box. «TechHive, Jul 15»
5
CFPB's Latest Target: Faster Payments Players
It also wants to ensure that new faster payments systems are better ... “Same-day ACH can provide consumers with faster availability of funds. «PYMNTS.com, Jul 15»
6
IMF Tells US To Move Faster on Identifying Beneficial Owners
The U.S. hasn't addressed issues in its anti-money laundering legal regime pertaining to beneficial ownership despite being told to do so ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
7
Youngsters ageing faster: Why 20-yr-olds look double their age
Working with study participants from age 26 to 38, the scientists identified factors that can determine whether people are ageing faster or slower ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
8
UK house prices rising almost 10 times faster than eurozone
'Housing market indicators suggest price growth will continue to slow in coming quarters, but at a slightly faster rate than we previously ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
9
Computer program fixes old code faster than expert engineers
"A system like this can help companies make sure that the next generation of code is faster, and save them the trouble of putting 100 people on ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
10
NYCEDC teams up with ISPs to bring faster internet to Brooklyn …
NYCEDC teams up with ISPs to bring faster internet to Brooklyn businesses. So-called “digital deserts” are still a problem in NYC. Two new ... «Technical.ly Brooklyn, Jul 15»

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