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expedite (EK spi dight") (verb), expedites; expedited; expediting
1. To complete or to accomplish quickly and efficiently: Using postal codes on letters and packages expedites the delivery of mail and Mollie was so glad that the envelope with her birthday greetings was sent the day before to her mother and it was expedited via the mail service.
2. To deal with something, especially a business transaction, swiftly and efficiently: Jim was told by his insurance company that it would expedite the processing of his insurance claim as soon as possible.
3. Etymology: from Latin expeditus, past participle of expedire, "to make fit or ready, to prepare"; literally, "free the feet from fetters"; hence, "to liberate from difficulties"; from ex-, "out" + pedis "fetter, chain for the feet"; related to pes, pedis, "foot".

When anyone expedites anything, he or she is actually "freeing" the feet for faster action.

To speed up the progress of something.
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To quicken the process of accomplishing a departure.
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This entry is located in the following units: ex-, e-, ef- (page 4) ped-, pedi-, -pedal, -ped, -pede, -pedia (page 3)
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To accomplish something quickly and efficiently by speeding up the progress of doing it. (2)
expeditious, expedite: foot or feet, free to move unhindered and quickly
Origins of the words expeditious and expedite.
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(characterized by speed and efficiency, or carried out promptly and efficiently)