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Synonyms for slow down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retard(verb)

    lose velocity; move more slowly

    Synonyms:
    decompress, delay, slack, check, unwind, loosen up, slow up, decelerate, unbend, retard, slacken, relax, slow down, slow

  2. 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

  3. slow, slow down, slow up(verb)

    cause to proceed more slowly

    Synonyms:
    decompress, decelerate, slack, unwind, loosen up, slow up, slacken, unbend, retard, relax, slow down, slow

  4. decelerate, slow down(verb)

    reduce the speed of

    Synonyms:
    decompress, slack, unwind, loosen up, slow up, decelerate, unbend, retard, slacken, relax, slow down, slow

  5. relax, loosen up, unbend, unwind, decompress, slow down(verb)

    become less tense, rest, or take one's ease

    Synonyms:
    straighten, decompress, slow down, unbend, depressurise, loosen, disentangle, warm up, slacken, depressurize, unlax, unroll, limber up, loosen up, slow, decelerate, unstuff, loose, slack up, wind off, slow up, uncompress, retard, relax, slack, unwind, make relaxed, unstrain

Wiktionary

  1. slow down(verb)

    Synonyms:
    slow up

    Antonyms:
    speed up

  2. slow down(verb)

    decelerate

    Synonyms:
    slow up

    Antonyms:
    speed up


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