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Fast 1Definition: To abstain from food; to omit to take nourishment in whole or in part; to go hungry.
Fast 2Definition: To practice abstinence as a religious exercise or duty; to abstain from food
voluntarily for a time, for the mortification of the body or
appetites, or as a token of grief, or humiliation and penitence.
Fast 3Definition: Abstinence from food; omission to take nourishment.
Fast 4Definition: Voluntary abstinence from food, for a space of time, as a spiritual discipline, or as a token of religious humiliation.
Fast 5Definition: A time of fasting, whether a day, week, or longer time; a period of abstinence from food or certain
kinds of food; as, an annual fast.
Fast 6Definition: Firmly fixed; closely adhering; made firm; not loose, unstable, or easily moved; immovable; as, to make fast the door.
Fast 7Definition: Firm against attack; fortified by nature or art; impregnable; strong.
Fast 8Definition: Firm in adherence; steadfast; not easily separated or alienated; faithful; as, a fast friend.
Fast 9Definition: Permanent; not liable to fade by exposure to air or by washing; durable; lasting; as, fast
Fast 10Definition: Tenacious; retentive.
Fast 11Definition: Not easily disturbed or broken; deep; sound.
Fast 12Definition: Moving rapidly; quick in
mition; rapid; swift; as, a fast horse.
Fast 13Definition: Given to pleasure seeking; disregardful of restraint; reckless; wild; dissipated; dissolute; as, a fast man; a fast liver.
Fast 14Definition: In a fast, fixed, or firmly established manner; fixedly; firmly; immovably.
Fast 15Definition: In a fast or rapid manner; quickly; swiftly; extravagantly; wildly; as, to run fast; to live fast.
Fast 16Definition: That which
(Naut.) a mooring rope, hawser, or chain; called, according to its position, a bow, head, quarter, breast, or stern fast; also, a post on a pier around which
hawsers are passed in mooring.
Fast 17Definition: The shaft of a column, or trunk of pilaster.
fast 18Definition: abstaining from food
fast 19Definition: abstain from eating; "Before the medical exam, you must fast"
fast 20Definition: abstain from certain
foods, as for religious or medical
reasons; "Catholics sometimes fast during Lent"
fast 21Definition: acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly; "fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a fast pace"; "a fast car"
fast 22Definition: at a rapid tempo; "the band played a fast fox trot"
fast 23Definition: (used of
timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time; "my watch is fast"
fast 24Definition: securely fixed in place; "the post was still firm after being hit by the car"
fast 25Definition: hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"
fast 26Definition: unrestrained by convention or morality;
"Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"
fast 27Definition: resistant to destruction or fading; "fast colors"
fast 28Definition: firmly fastened or secured against opening;
doors were all fast"; "a locked closet"; "left the house properly secured"
fast 29Definition: (of
surfaces) conducive to rapid
speeds; "a fast road"; "grass
courts are faster than clay"
fast 30Definition: quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form); "how fast can he get
here?"; "ran as fast as he could"; "needs medical help fast";
"fast-running rivers"; "fast-breaking news";
fast 31Definition: firmly or tightly; "held fast to the rope"; "her foot was stuck fast"; "held tight"