Synonyms of slow down


1. slowdown, lag, retardation, delay, holdup

usage: the act of slowing down or falling behind


1. decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retard, decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

usage: lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"

2. slow, slow down, slow up, slack, slacken, weaken

usage: become slow or slower; "Production slowed"

3. slow, slow down, slow up, decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retard

usage: cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down"

4. decelerate, slow down, change, alter, modify

usage: reduce the speed of; "He slowed down the car"

5. relax, loosen up, unbend, unwind, decompress, slow down, change state, turn

usage: 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"

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