up to speed

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*up to speed

 
1. Fig. moving, operating, or funtioning a normal or desired rate. (*Typically: be ~; bring something ~; get ~; get something ~.) Terri did everything she could to bring her workers up to speed, but couldn't. Can we get this production line up to speed?
2. and *up to speed on someone or something Fig. fully apprised about someone or something; up-to-date on the state of someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; bring someone ~; get ~; get someone ~.) Please bring me up to speed on this matter. I'll feel better about it when I get up to speed on what's going on.
See also: speed, up

up to speed

having the most recent information It took a long time for the FBI to get up to speed on computer crime. We'll bring you up to speed on the day's top stories after this commercial break.
Related vocabulary: stay abreast of something
See also: speed, up

up to speed

if you are up to speed with a subject or an activity, you have all the latest information about it and are able to do it well (often + with ) We arranged for some home tutoring to get him up to speed with the other children in his class. (often + on ) Before we start the meeting, I'm just going to bring you up to speed on the latest developments.
See also: speed, up

up to speed

1.
a. Operating at maximum speed.
b. Producing something or performing at an acceptable rate or level.
2. Informal Fully informed; conversant: I'm not up to speed on these issues yet.
See also: speed, up