To warn him now he is too farre sped. --Remedy of
2. To experience in going; to have any condition, good or
ill; to fare. --Shak.
Ships heretofore in seas like fishes sped; The
mightiest still upon the smallest fed. --Waller.
3. To fare well; to have success; to prosper.
Save London, and send true lawyers their meed! For
whoso wants money with them shall not speed!
I told ye then he should prevail, and speed On his
bad errand. --Milton.
4. To make haste; to move with celerity.
I have speeded hither with the very extremest inch
of possibility. --Shak.
5. To be expedient. [Obs.] --Wyclif (2 Cor. xii. 1.)