Definition of expedite verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

expedite

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈekspədaɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekspədaɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they expedite
BrE BrE//ˈekspədaɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekspədaɪt//
 
he / she / it expedites
BrE BrE//ˈekspədaɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekspədaɪts//
 
past simple expedited
BrE BrE//ˈekspədaɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekspədaɪtɪd//
 
past participle expedited
BrE BrE//ˈekspədaɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekspədaɪtɪd//
 
-ing form expediting
BrE BrE//ˈekspədaɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈekspədaɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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expedite something (formal) to make a process happen more quickly synonym speed up We have developed rapid order processing to expedite deliveries to customers. Word Origin late 15th cent. (in the sense ‘perform quickly’): from Latin expedire ‘extricate (originally by freeing the feet), put in order’, from ex- ‘out’ + pes, ped- ‘foot’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: expedite