from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. At a rapid pace; swiftly.
- adv. In such a way or at such a speed as to keep up the requisite momentum; abreast.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Quickly, rapidly, with speed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. With a quick pace; quick; fast; speedily.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- At a footpace; leisurely.
- At a quick pace; with speed; quickly; swiftly; speedily; fast.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. with rapid movements
Middle English a pas, from Old French : a, to (from Latin ad; see ad-) + pas, step; see pace1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
a- + pace, circa 1350. (Wiktionary)