verb (used without object)
to move or act with haste
; proceed with haste
; hurry: to hasten to a place.
verb (used with object)
to cause to hasten; accelerate: to hasten someone from a room; to hasten the arrival of a happier time.
out·has·ten, verb (used with object)
2. urge, press; expedite, quicken, speed; precipitate.