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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

    "The car decelerated"

    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

    "Production slowed"

    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

    "The illness slowed him down"

    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

    "He slowed down the car"

    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

    "He relaxed in the hot tub"; "Let's all relax after a hard day's work"

    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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