Synonyms of accelerate in English:

accelerate


See definition of accelerate

verb

1‘the car accelerated down the hill’

SYNONYMS

speed up, hurry up, get faster, move faster, go faster, drive faster, get a move on, put on a spurt, open it up, gain momentum, increase speed, pick up speed, gather speed

informal step on the gas, step on it, get cracking, get moving

North American informal get a wiggle on

Australian informal get a wriggle on

ANTONYMS

decelerate, slow down

2‘inflation started to accelerate’

SYNONYMS

increase, rise, go up, advance, leap, surge, speed up, escalate, spiral, get worse

ANTONYMS

slow down, drop

3‘the University has accelerated its planning process’

SYNONYMS

hasten, expedite, precipitate, speed, speed up, hurry up, make faster, step up, advance, further, forward, promote, boost, give a boost to, stimulate, spur on

aid, assist, help along, facilitate, ease, make easier, simplify

informal crank up

ANTONYMS

delay, slow down