fast

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fast

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
fast

Comparative
faster

Superlative
fastest

  1. When you are fast, you can move a in very short time.
    The horse ran very fast.

Verb[change]

Plain form
fast

Third-person singular
fasts

Past tense
fasted

Past participle
fasted

Present participle
fasting

  1. (intransitive) You fast when you don't eat for a long time.
    In many religions people fast for a day or more.

Noun[change]

Singular
fast

Plural
fasts

  1. A fast is an act of not eating for a period of time.
    He was very hungry after the fast.