meaning of apace

apace meaning in General Dictionary

With an instant speed quick fast quickly

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  • (poetic, literary) quickly
  • with rate
  • With a fast speed; fast; quickly; quickly.

apace meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-14c., from a pace, virtually "at a pace," but often with a feeling of "at an excellent speed," from a- (1) "on" + pace (n.).


apace meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) With a quick pace; quick; fast; speedily.


Sentence Examples with the word apace

The sinking sound of melting snow is heard in all dells, and the ice dissolves apace in the ponds.

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