Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
the rate at which someone or something moves
the speed at which something happens or is done
the speed that something moves at in one direction
the speed at which something happens
the speed at which something happens within a particular period of time
the speed with which a moving object keeps moving or moves faster
the speed at which you move
the speed at which you walk or run
a slow steady speed
the rate at which a machine works
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
not skilful or sensitive
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Free thesaurus definition of general words for speed from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.