• Fast Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v.) Tenacious; retentive.
  2. (a.) In a fast or rapid manner; quickly; swiftly; extravagantly; wildly; as, to run fast; to live fast.
  3. (v.) Not easily disturbed or broken; deep; sound.
  4. (v.) Firm against attack; fortified by nature or art; impregnable; strong.
  5. (a.) In a fast, fixed, or firmly established manner; fixedly; firmly; immovably.
  6. (v.) Firmly fixed; closely adhering; made firm; not loose, unstable, or easily moved; immovable; as, to make fast the door.
  7. (v. i.) Voluntary abstinence from food, for a space of time, as a spiritual discipline, or as a token of religious humiliation.
  8. (v. i.) To practice abstinence as a religious exercise or duty; to abstain from food voluntarily for a time, for the mortification of the body or appetites, or as a token of grief, or humiliation and penitence.
  9. (v.) Moving rapidly; quick in mition; rapid; swift; as, a fast horse.
  10. (n.) That which fastens or holds; especially, (Naut.) a mooring rope, hawser, or chain; -- called, according to its position, a bow, head, quarter, breast, or stern fast; also, a post on a pier around which hawsers are passed in mooring.
  11. (v. i.) A time of fasting, whether a day, week, or longer time; a period of abstinence from food or certain kinds of food; as, an annual fast.
  12. (v.) Permanent; not liable to fade by exposure to air or by washing; durable; lasting; as, fast colors.
  13. (v. i.) Abstinence from food; omission to take nourishment.
  14. (v.) Firm in adherence; steadfast; not easily separated or alienated; faithful; as, a fast friend.
  15. (v. i.) To abstain from food; to omit to take nourishment in whole or in part; to go hungry.
  16. (v.) Given to pleasure seeking; disregardful of restraint; reckless; wild; dissipated; dissolute; as, a fast man; a fast liver.
  17. (n.) The shaft of a column, or trunk of pilaster.
  18. (a.) In such a condition, as to resilience, etc., as to make possible unusual rapidity of play or action; as, a fast racket, or tennis court; a fast track; a fast billiard table, etc.

Barred, Bolted, Debauched, Degenerate, Degraded, Dissipated, Dissolute, Fasting, Firm, Flying, Immobile, Latched, Libertine, Locked, Loyal, Profligate, Quick, Riotous, Secured, Tight,

• Fasted Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Fast

• Fasti Definition & Synonyms

  1. ( Records or registers of important events.
  2. ( The Roman calendar, which gave the days for festivals, courts, etc., corresponding to a modern almanac.