haste vs precipitation what difference

what is difference between haste and precipitation

English

Etymology

Blend of Middle English hasten (verb), (compare Dutch haasten, German hasten, Danish haste, Swedish hasta (to hasten, rush)) and Middle English hast (haste, noun), from Old French haste (whence French hâte), from Old Frankish *hai(f)st (violence), from Proto-Germanic *haifstiz (struggle, conflict), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱeyp- (to ridicule, mock, anger). Akin to Old Frisian hāst, hāste (haste), Old English hǣst (violence), Old English hǣste (violent, impetuous, vehement, adj), Old Norse heift/heipt (feud), Gothic ???????????????????????????? (haifsts, rivalry). Cognate with German and Danish heftig (vehement). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /heɪst/
  • Rhymes: -eɪst

Noun

haste (usually uncountable, plural hastes)

  1. Speed; swiftness; dispatch.
    We were running late so we finished our meal in haste.
    • The king’s business required haste.
    • 2017, Russell M. Peterson, The Armies of Forever (page 368)
      There was a stampede as the congressmen jumped the banister in their hastes to be the first to sign away their souls.
  2. (obsolete) Urgency; sudden excitement of feeling or passion; precipitance; vehemence.
    • I said in my haste, All men are liars.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

haste (third-person singular simple present hastes, present participle hasting, simple past and past participle hasted)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To urge onward; to hasten.
  2. (intransitive, archaic) To move with haste.

Synonyms

  • (move with haste): hurry, rush, scamper, scramble, scurry

References

Anagrams

  • ashet, haets, hates, heast, heats, hetas, sateh, sheat

Basque

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /as̺te/, [as̺.t̪e̞]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /has̺te/, [ɦas̺.t̪e̞]

Noun

haste inan

  1. Verbal noun of hasi.

Declension


Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɦastɛ]
  • Rhymes: -astɛ

Verb

haste (imperative)

  1. second-person plural imperative of hasit

Esperanto

Pronunciation

Adverb

haste

  1. hastily

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhastə/
  • Hyphenation: has‧te
  • Homophone: hasste

Verb

haste

  1. inflection of hasten:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Contraction

haste

  1. (colloquial) contraction of hast du

Norwegian Nynorsk

Verb

haste (present tense hastar, past tense hasta, past participle hasta, passive infinitive hastast, present participle hastande, imperative hast)

  1. Alternative form of hasta

Old French

Alternative forms

  • hast, ast

Etymology

Borrowed from Frankish *hai(f)st (violence, haste), from Proto-Germanic *haifstiz (conflict, struggle)

Noun

haste f (oblique plural hastes, nominative singular haste, nominative plural hastes)

  1. urgency, haste, speed

Derived terms

  • haster
  • hasteier
  • hastece, hastance
  • hastif

Descendants

  • Middle French: haste
    • French: hâte
  • Walloon: hausse (Forrières), håsse (Liégeois)
  • Middle Dutch: haest, haeste, haste, hast (reborrowing)
    • Dutch: haast
      • Afrikaans: haas
    • West Flemish: hoast
    • Middle Low German: hāst
      • Middle High German: hāst
        • German: Hast
  • Middle English: haste, hast
    • English: haste

References


Portuguese

Etymology

From hasta.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈaʃtɨ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈastʃi/

Noun

haste f (plural hastes)

  1. pole
  2. (botany) stem, stalk

Derived terms

  • hastear

Further reading

  • “haste” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.


English

Etymology

From Middle French précipitation, from Latin praecipitātiō, praecipitātiōnem.

Pronunciation

  • (US, UK) IPA(key): /pɹɪˌsɪpɪˈteɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

precipitation (countable and uncountable, plural precipitations)

  1. (meteorology) Any or all of the forms of water particles, whether liquid or solid, that fall from the upper atmosphere (e.g., rain, hail, snow or sleet). It is a major class of hydrometeor, but it is distinguished from cloud, fog, dew, rime, frost, etc., in that it must fall. It is distinguished from cloud and virga in that it must reach the ground.
    • 2019, VOA Learning English (public domain)
      South Korea’s Ministry of Environment said in a news release that no major precipitation was observed after the cloud seeding operation.

  2. A hurried headlong fall.
  3. (countable, uncountable, chemistry) A reaction that leads to the formation of a heavier solid in a lighter liquid; the precipitate so formed at the bottom of the container.
  4. (figuratively) Unwise or rash rapidity; sudden haste.
    • 1933, Dorothy L. Sayers, Murder Must Advertise
      [] had acted with some precipitation and had probably started out upon a wild-goose chase.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:hydrometeor

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • precipitation on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • haste
  • rashness

Anagrams

  • intraepitopic

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