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Synonyms for decelerate
diˈsɛl əˌreɪtde·cel·er·ate

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  1. decelerateverb

    Synonyms:
    retard

  2. decelerateverb

    to reduce the velocity of something

    Synonyms:
    retard

  3. decelerateverb

    to reduce the rate of advancement of something, such as a disease

    Synonyms:
    retard

  4. decelerateverb

    to go slower

    Synonyms:
    retard

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retardverb

    lose velocity; move more slowly

    "The car decelerated"

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

    Antonyms:
    speed, accelerate, speed up, quicken

  2. decelerate, slow downverb

    reduce the speed of

    "He slowed down the car"

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

    Antonyms:
    accelerate, speed, quicken, speed up

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  1. List of paraphrases for "decelerate":

    slow

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How to use decelerate in a sentence?

  1. Chad Morganlander:

    It's a multitude of factors, but on top of the list, global growth has been and will continue to decelerate going into 2015, which will have further implications for the oil and commodities markets.

  2. Chad Morganlander:

    It's a multitude of factors, but on top of the list global growth has been and will continue to decelerate into 2015, which will have further implications for the oil and commodities markets.

  3. Netflix Inc -LRB- NFLX.O -RRB-:

    We expect viewing to decline and membership growth to decelerate as home confinement ends.

  4. Vijay Kumar of Evercore ISI:

    This is the single largest end market in medical devices ... If growth were to decelerate because of the ongoing IP litigation, I think that would have weighed down or shifted sentiment on the entire group.

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