[hey-suh n] /ˈheɪ sən/
verb (used without object)
to move or act with ; proceed with ; hurry:
to hasten to a place.
verb (used with object)
to cause to hasten; accelerate:
to hasten someone from a room; to hasten the arrival of a happier time.
(may take an infinitive) to hurry or cause to hurry; rush
(transitive) to be anxious (to say something): I hasten to add that we are just good friends
1560s, extended form of haste (v.) with -en (1). Related: Hastened; hastening.
[hahr-vist-muh n] /ˈhɑr vɪst mən/ noun, plural harvestmen. 1. (def 1). 2. a person engaged in . /ˈhɑːvɪstmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. a person engaged in harvesting 2. Also called (US and Canadian) daddy-longlegs. any arachnid of the order Opiliones (or Phalangida), having a small rounded body and very long thin legs
[hahr-vist] /ˈhɑr vɪst/ noun 1. Also, harvesting. the gathering of crops. 2. the season when ripened crops are gathered. 3. a crop or yield of one growing season. 4. a supply of anything gathered at maturity and stored: a harvest of wheat. 5. the result or consequence of any act, process, or event: The journey […]
noun, Agriculture. 1. a measurement of crop yield: the weight of a harvested product as a percentage of the total plant weight of a crop.
[hey-stee] /ˈheɪ sti/ adjective, hastier, hastiest. 1. moving or acting with ; speedy; quick; hurried. 2. made or done with or speed: a hasty visit. 3. unduly quick; precipitate; rash: a hasty decision. 4. brief; fleeting; slight; superficial: a hasty glance. 5. impatient; impetuous; thoughtless; injudicious: hasty words. 6. easily irritated or angered; irascible: a […]