Definitions For Speed


  • Changing location rapidly
  • A central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
  • A rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
  • The ratio of the focal length to the diameter of a (camera) lens system
  • Distance travelled per unit time
  • The rate at which someone or something moves or travels
  • The rate at which something happens or is done
  • The quality of being quick


  • Move faster
  • Cause to move faster
  • Move very fast
  • Travel at an excessive or illegal velocity
  • Move hurridly
  • To move fast
  • To move (someone or something) somewhere very quickly
  • To drive faster than the legal speed limit

Is Speed a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Speed is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Speed in a Sentence

  • This instrument measures wind speed.
  • The machine was operating at high speed.
  • Traveling at nearly the speed of light
  • A group of kids sped past us on their bikes.
  • They jumped in the car and sped away.
  • A car was speeding down the street.

Synonyms for Speed

Antonyms for Speed

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