Definition of apace in English:



  • Swiftly; quickly.

    ‘work continues apace’
    • ‘Team-building is also continuing apace at Hunslet whose second row forward Sean Ibbetson is reckoned to be a Knights target.’
    • ‘Plans are continuing apace for the Fairymount National School centenary celebrations later in the year.’
    • ‘Preparations for the new season at Gigg Lane continue apace.’
    • ‘There was no hard landing and housing construction continued apace.’
    • ‘Work on the last minute feature continues apace, with it being dropped onto the page and lined up nicely today, and almost ready for proofing by six.’
    quickly, fast, swiftly, rapidly, speedily, briskly, without delay, post-haste, expeditiously, at full speed, at full tilt
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Late Middle English: from Old French a pas ‘at (a considerable) pace’.