fast

phonetic symbol: / fǽst / 

fast - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ abstaining from food
fasting

[ verb ]
■ abstain from eating
e.g.)
・Before the medical exam, you must fast

[ verb ]
■ abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
e.g.)
・Catholics sometimes fast during Lent

[ adjective satellite ]
■ (of a photographic lens or emulsion) causing a shortening of exposure time
e.g.)
・a fast lens

[ adjective satellite ]
■ unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
e.g.)
・fast friends
firm , loyal , truehearted

[ adjective ]
■ acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
e.g.)
・fast film
・on the fast track in school
・set a fast pace
・a fast car

[ adjective ]
■ at a rapid tempo
e.g.)
・the band played a fast fox trot

[ adjective ]
■ (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time
e.g.)
・my watch is fast

[ adjective satellite ]
■ securely fixed in place
firm , immobile

[ adjective satellite ]
■ hurried and brief
e.g.)
・a fast visit
flying , quick

[ adjective satellite ]
■ unrestrained by convention or morality
e.g.)
・fast women
debauched , degenerate , degraded , dissipated , dissolute , libertine , profligate , riotous

[ adjective satellite ]
■ resistant to destruction or fading
e.g.)
・fast colors

[ adjective satellite ]
■ (of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds
e.g.)
・a fast road
・grass courts are faster than clay

[ adverb ]
■ quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form)
e.g.)
・how fast can he get here?
・ran as fast as he could
・needs medical help fast
・fast-running rivers
・fast-breaking news
・fast-opening (or fast-closing) shutters

[ adverb ]
■ firmly or closely
e.g.)
・held fast to the rope
・her foot was stuck fast
tight

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