with speed; quickly; swiftly.
Preparations went on apace, and before the last of April the repairs on the house were completed.
Walter Harland Harriet S. Caswell
Work apace, apace, apace, apace; Honest labour bears a lovely face.
David Elginbrod George MacDonald
As the work approached completion, he says, death drew on apace.
A Handful of Stars Frank W. Boreham
The work went on apace, but in a very few years there came a serious check.
Oxford Frederick Douglas How
Wilt thou go forth to meet them, / apace do thou prepare, That not within the castle / their coming we await.
The Nibelungenlied Unknown
Since this was written the double process has gone on apace.
Progress and History Various
As night came on apace, the full moon hung tangled in a knot of pines.
The Hill of Venus Nathan Gallizier
The catching went on apace, and there were scant hands for the work.
An Iceland Fisherman Pierre Loti
There was a new shuffle of the cards in the hands of the Fates and the Furies as the seventeenth century moved on apace.
The Columbia River William Denison Lyman
But even when absent from Rome their work there went on apace.
The Contemporary Review, January 1883 Various
mid-14c., from a pace, literally “at a pace,” but usually with a sense of “at a good pace,” from a- (1) “on” + pace (n.).
- Apache dance
a vigorous dance representing a Parisian apache dancing in a rough, domineering way with his woman. noun a fast violent dance in French vaudeville, supposedly between a Parisian gangster and his girl
- Apache plume
a low shrub, Fallugia paradoxa, of the rose family, of southwestern North America, having white flowers and fruit heads of feathery tufts.
- Apache software foundation
apache software foundation open source, body (ASF) A consortium that manages the development of the Apache web server, dozens of XML- and Java-based projects (under the name Jakarta), the Ant build tool, the Geronimo J2EE server, the SpamAssassin anti-SPAM tool, and much more. Apache Home (http://apache.org/). (2005-01-26)
a subgroup of the Athabaskan language family comprising the languages of the tribes and the Navajo. a speaker of an Apachean language.