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Definition make sure something happens faster than normal
  • Is there a way to expedite the paperwork, so we don't miss our deadline?
expedite = make sure something happens faster than normal
  • This should expedite the process
  • Gomez had decided to take him there himself in order to expedite things...
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • expedite = speed progress of
  • When she told him that she was reconsidering applying to Juilliard, he arranged for an accelerated audition schedule and even helped expedite her application.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • expedite = make sure something happens faster than normal
  • Coin thought the parachutes would expedite the war.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • expedite = speed up
  • I had hoped to have him weaned—and my breasts completely my own again within five months. My new game plan will expedite that schedule,
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • expedite = speed up
  • "Mademoiselle, mademoiselle, some one is coming," cried Colbert, to expedite the young girl's departure.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  The Man in the Iron Mask
  • They seem doomed to die anyway, and the heavy drinking expedites the process.
    London, Jack  --  John Barleycorn
  • Sometimes I thought that the fiend followed me and might expedite my remissness by murdering my companion.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • Shay already had an execution date scheduled, so the court had put us on an expedited trial calendar.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Because of the time difference, he had counted on Alex to take care of the details, swiftly expediting the transfer of funds, primarily.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • I believe, sir, that if we act quickly, we can turn the ship and its human cargo over to the Spanish immediately and expedite its passage back to Cuba.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • 'What do you call this, sir?' demanded the schoolmaster, administering a cut with the cane to expedite the reply.
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby
  • The transfer was expedited by the Gemeinschaft's twice-weekly pouch to Paris, signature cards in triplicate sent with the documents.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • "But," said Morrel, "is there no way of expediting all these formalities—of releasing him from arrest?"
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Although Langdon knew the elevator would expedite the long, two-story climb to the Denon Wing, he remained motionless.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • I knew of too many cases where a favorable profile in the media had provoked an expedited execution date or retaliatory mistreatment that made things much worse.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • In his eagerness to expedite the pursuit, Uncas had left himself nearly alone; but the moment his eye caught the figure of Le Subtil, every other consideration was forgotten.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • Expedited pardons
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • Since such were her feelings, it only remained, he thought, to secure and expedite a marriage, which, in his very first conversation with Wickham, he easily learnt had never been his design.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice

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