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Synonyms of slowing

Noun


1. deceleration, slowing, retardation, change, alteration, modification

usage: a decrease in rate of change; "the deceleration of the arms race"

Verb


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"

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