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Inflections of 'speed' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
speeds
v 3rd person singular
speeding
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
sped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (All usages)
speeded
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Only for "speed up")
sped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (All usages)
speeded
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Only with "speed up")

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Voornaamste vertalingen
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speed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (velocity)snelheid, vaart nw de
 The racecar moved at great speed.
speed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (measurement)snelheid nw de
 What speed are we going?
speed viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (go fast)snellen, hollen, rennen, racen onoverg.ww
  (figuurlijk)vliegen onoverg.ww
 The dog sped down the hill.
speed viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (exceed speed limit)te snel rijden onoverg. ww
  de maximum snelheid overschrijden
 Don't speed, or the police will take away your license.
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
EngelsNederlands
speed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (gear)versnelling nw de
 I have a ten-speed bicycle.
speed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang (drug) (informeel)speed nw de
  amfetamine nw de
 Speed is an addictive stimulant.
speed viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (drive rapidly)versnellen, accelereren onoverg.ww
 You may speed on the straight road, but slow down coming into the turns.
speed viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (hurry)zich haasten, zich spoeden wk.ww
 She waits until the last minute, and then speeds through her work.
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vaart nw de, ont. (snelheid, tempo)speed, pace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
tempo nw het (snelheid)pace, tempo nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  speed, velocity nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
gang nw de, ont. (tempo, vaart)movement nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  speed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
vliegen onoverg.ww informeel (rennen, hard lopen) (informal)fly viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  rush, dart viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  race, speed viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  whizz viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
NederlandsEngels
snelheid nw de (vaart)speed, velocity nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  rapidity nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  tempo nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  pace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
speed nw de, ont. (drugs) (drugs)speed, amphetamine nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (drugs)methamphetamine nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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Samengestelde woorden:
NederlandsEngels
met volle vaart bw (met grote snelheid)at full speed advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
iets versnellen overg. ww (sneller doen gaan)speed up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
  accelerate, quicken vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
versnelling nw de (het verhogen van de snelheid)acceleration nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  speed-up nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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speed up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (cause to move more quickly)opjagen, aansporen overg.ww
 Could you please speed it up a bit? There are people waiting behind you.
speed up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (go faster)opschieten, voortmaken onoverg.ww
 Speed up, or we'll never get to the church on time.
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Samengestelde woorden:
EngelsNederlands
gather speed vtr + n (get faster)vaart krijgen nw + ww
  versnellen onoverg.ww
 His bike began to gather speed as he rode down the hill.
 Zijn fiets kreeg vaart toen hij de heuvel afreed.
speed demon nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang ([sb] who enjoys driving fast) (informeel)snelheidsduivel nw de
 What a speed demon! - he's going to get hurt some day.
speed limit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (legal restriction on vehicle speed)snelheidslimiet nw de
 The speed limit for highways is 65 miles per hour.
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Collocatie: sped to [the store, work], the [maximum, legal, permitted] speed, a speed [radar, camera, control, ramp], meer...

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