fastly vs fast :


  • n  abstaining from food
  • v  abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    Catholics sometimes fast during Lent
  • v  abstain from eating
    Before the medical exam, you must fast
  • a  acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
    fast film
    on the fast track in school
    set a fast pace
    a fast car
  • a  (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time
    my watch is fast
  • a  at a rapid tempo
    the band played a fast fox trot
  • s  (of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds
    a fast road
    grass courts are faster than clay
  • s  resistant to destruction or fading
    fast colors
  • s  unrestrained by convention or morality
    fast women
  • s  hurried and brief
    a fast visit
  • s  securely fixed in place
  • s  unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause
    fast friends
  • s  (of a photographic lens or emulsion) causing a shortening of exposure time
    a fast lens
  • r  quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form)
    how fast can he get here?
    ran as fast as he could
    needs medical help fast
    fast-running rivers
    fast-breaking news
    fast-opening (or fast-closing) shutters
  • r  firmly or closely
    held fast to the rope
    her foot was stuck fast
News & Articles

  • What to Look for in the Second Half
                        AL MVP Candidates Miguel Cabrera and Chris Davis Now that the All Star Game is in the books the season turns to the second half. The trading deadline is fastly approaching and the pennant races are heating up. Many teams are in the hunt right now, [...]
    July 19, 2013 - Devils Lake Journal

  • Fast Park Invests in Significant Upgrades, Adds Nearly 1,700 Spaces at Austin-Bergstrom Facility
    Fast Park, a leading offsite airport parking company with a facility at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, is growing its presence in Austin. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at
    June 17, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Fast Food Advertising Doesn't Work on Me
    If fast food advertising worked, my purchases at such establishments would be very different. I don't care for the Whataburger marketing, but their burger is my choice among fast food restaurants. They outshine hamburgers from Sonic, Jack in the Box, Wendy's, Burger King, and McDonald's.
    June 16, 2013 - The Gilmer Mirror
  • Fast and Fraudulent?
    Fast n' loud. Great name for a TV show about cars, not so great a description of the 2013 BMW M5. Oh, it’s plenty speedy, thanks to a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 good for least 560 hp.
    June 16, 2013 - Fox News