Chastens vs Hastens - What's the difference?

chastens | hastens |


As a verb chastens

is (chasten).

As a noun hastens is

.

chastens

English

Verb

(head)
  • (chasten)
  • Anagrams

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    chasten

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc.); to restrain, moderate
  • To make chaste; to purify.
  • To punish or reprimand for the sake of improvement; to discipline.
  • To render humble or restrained.
  • hastens

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (hasten)
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    hasten

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To move in a quick fashion.
  • To make someone speed up or make something happen quicker.
  • * Bible, Psalms lv. 8
  • I would hasten my escape from the windy storm.
  • * 2008 , Bradley Simpson, Economists with Guns , page 7:
  • [...] and prescribed policies and packages of military, economic and technical assistance to hasten their inevitable march toward development and modernity.
  • To cause some scheduled event to happen earlier.
  • Synonyms

    * rush * hurry * See also * (speed up) accelerate

    Derived terms

    * hastener

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