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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sped imp. & p. p. of Speed.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Speed v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sped Speeded; p. pr. & vb. n. Speeding.]
 1. To go; to fare. [Obs.]
    To warn him now he is too farre sped.   --Remedy of Love.
 2. To experience in going; to have any condition, good or ill; to fare.
 Ships heretofore in seas like fishes sped;
  The mightiest still upon the smallest fed.   --Waller.
 3. To fare well; to have success; to prosper.
 Save London, and send true lawyers their meed!
 For whoso wants money with them shall not speed!   --Lydgate.
 I told ye then he should prevail, and speed
 On his bad errand.   --Milton.
 4. To make haste; to move with celerity.
    I have speeded hither with the very extremest inch of possibility.   --Shak.
 5. To be expedient. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: distance travelled per unit time [syn: velocity]
      2: a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens; "the
         project advanced with gratifying speed" [syn: swiftness,
      3: changing location rapidly [syn: speeding, hurrying]
      4: the ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera)
         lens system [syn: focal ratio, f number, stop number]
      5: a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and
         decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some
         forms of depression [syn: amphetamine, pep pill, upper]
      v 1: step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests";
           "The cars raced down the street" [syn: rush, hotfoot,
            hasten, hie, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball
           along, bucket along, belt along] [ant: linger]
      2: move faster; "The car accelerated" [syn: accelerate, speed
         up, quicken] [ant: decelerate]
      3: travel at an excessive or illegal velocity; "I got a ticket
         for speeding"
      4: move very fast; "The runner zipped past us at breakneck
         speed" [syn: travel rapidly, hurry, zip]
      5: cause to move faster; "He accelerated the car" [syn: accelerate,
          speed up] [ant: decelerate]
      [also: sped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See speed