1. overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
- he soon regretted his haste
2. the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
- in his haste to leave he forgot his book
3. a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
Similar word(s): hurry
Sentences with haste as a noun:
- We were running late so we finished our meal in haste.
1. (transitive) To urge onward; to hasten
2. (intransitive) To move with haste.