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speed someone or something up

to cause someone or something to move faster. We tried to speed him up, but he is just a very slow person. We sped up the process, but it still took too long.
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speed up

to go faster. Please speed up. We are late.
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speed up

Accelerate, expedite, increase the rate, as in The car speeded up as it went downhill, or It's difficult to speed up production without new equipment. [Late 1800s]
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speed up

v.
1. To increase the speed or rate of something; accelerate something: The company sped up production in order to meet the demand for their product. The conveyor belt is moving too slowly—can you speed it up?
2. To move, work, or happen at a faster rate; accelerate: As he hiked uphill, his pulse sped up.
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Most interesting are detailed accounts of youth worker organizing in industrial spheres in the context of Taylorist demands and the speed ups of the 1930s.
CATWOMAN: Kerry HAPPY: Kerry and Mark are close again HANG ON: Kerry grips handlebars and builds up speed UPS AND DOWNS: Kerry enjoys the see-saw
The purchase of Alico Pakistan speed ups IGI's growth strategy and marks IGI's entry into life-insurance and employee benefits business.
GE Aviation is teaming up with the Airports Authority of India (I) by providing technical support and speed ups the deployment of required navigation performance (RNP) flight paths throughout India.
Fire up the 3D graphics application of your choice, and you know the folks at 3Dlabs spent a lot of time looking for the same problems, and hoping for the same speed ups that you are.
Problems where addressing has to pass through filters before fetches can be made, such as sparse matrix solvers, also show very large speed ups.