American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. With a quick pace; quick; fast; speedily.
- adv. with rapid movements
- a- + pace, circa 1350. (Wiktionary)
- 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)
“Christians, were hastening to their own ruin apace, both efficiently and meritoriously, were setting both God and man against them; see 1”
“None of Bacon's writings gives in short apace so vivid a picture of his tastes and aspirations as this fragment of the plan of an ideal commonwealth.”
“Government had reached agreement on all issues with Telkom's strategic equity partner, Thintana, and preparations were "apace" for the listing.”
“But with immigration from heavily Catholic nations continuing apace, the Latinoization of the American Catholic Church will only be accelerated.”
“Federal regulators sought Wednesday to prevent the growing furor over improper foreclosures from escalating, pressing mortgage lenders to replace flawed and fraudulent court documents while insisting that foreclosures continue apace.”
“The time for those companies who value their staff and their business to shine and grow apace with social media and all the benefits of such.”
“At the end of the 19th century, the Civil War was still a recent memory, industrialization was proceeding apace and immigrants were streaming into the country.”
“Mankind has prospered from science, but prosperity will endure only if institutional innovation keeps apace of technological innovation.”
“Dawg is pleased to see the love fest between Espernza and Manuel continues apace but this is about something else.”
“Here Leavy quotes Richard Gartner, author of Betrayed as Boys, "the definitive book on male survivors of childhood sexual abuse," a person who is well aware of just how many people will let the greatest atrocities proceed apace:”
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