how to pronounce quicken

kwɪkən

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meanings of quicken

verb:

  1. Of a pregnant woman: to first feel the movements of the foetus, or reach the stage of pregnancy at which this takes place; of a foetus: to begin to move.
  2. To become faster.
  3. To make quicker; to hasten, speed up.
  4. To give life to; to animate, make alive, revive.
  5. To shorten the radius of (a curve); to make (a curve) sharper.
  6. To come back to life, receive life.
  7. To take on a state of activity or vigour comparable to life; to be roused, excited.

noun:

  1. The European rowan, Sorbus aucuparia.