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Synonyms for slackenˈslæk ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slow, slow down, slow up, slack, slacken(verb)

    become slow or slower

    Synonyms:
    decompress, slow down, unbend, slacken, remit, let up, slack off, abate, loosen up, slow, decelerate, slack up, retard, slake, relax, slack, die away, unwind, slow up

  2. slack, slacken, slack up, relax(verb)

    make less active or fast

    Synonyms:
    unstrain, decompress, slow down, unbend, slacken, loosen, remit, let up, unlax, slack off, abate, loosen up, slow, loose, slack up, slake, relax, slack, die away, unwind, make relaxed, slow up

  3. slacken(verb)

    become looser or slack

    Synonyms:
    slow down, relax, slow up, slack, remit, slow, slack up

  4. slacken, remit(verb)

    make slack as by lessening tension or firmness

    Synonyms:
    defer, shelve, slow down, send back, set back, hold over, remit, slacken, table, remand, put over, slow, slack up, prorogue, relax, slack, put off, slow up, postpone

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slacken(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    slack, abate, become less intense

  2. slacken(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    become loose or slack, be made less tight or tense

  3. slacken(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    retard, slack, moderate, make slower

  4. slacken(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    loosen, relax, make less tight or tense, lessen the tension of

  5. slacken(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lessen, diminish, abate

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loosen


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