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Synonyms for lag
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slowdown, lag, retardation(noun)

    the act of slowing down or falling behind

    Synonyms:
    slowness, meantime, backwardness, retardent, subnormality, interim, slowdown, retardant, mental retardation, slowing, meanwhile, deceleration, stave, retardation

  2. interim, meantime, meanwhile, lag(noun)

    the time between one event, process, or period and another

    "meanwhile the socialists are running the government"

    Synonyms:
    interim, stave, slowdown, retardation, meantime, meanwhile

  3. stave, lag(verb)

    one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket

    Synonyms:
    rung, meantime, round, interim, slowdown, meanwhile, staff, stave, retardation

  4. lag, dawdle, fall back, fall behind(verb)

    hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.

    Synonyms:
    immure, recur, incarcerate, relapse, retrogress, dally, linger, lapse, remand, regress, imprison, jug, dawdle, fall behind, fall back, put behind bars, lose, gaol, jail, resort, recede, drop off, put away, recidivate

  5. imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand(verb)

    lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

    "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, toss out, discard, put to sleep, immure, jug, tuck away, jail, toss away, lock, cast away, remand, lock up, remit, shut up, send back, cast aside, put behind bars, fall back, dawdle, dispose, imprison, fall behind, put aside, shut away, cast out, chuck out, toss, throw away, gaol, fling, lock in, lock away, tuck in, put away, incarcerate

  6. lag(verb)

    throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins

    Synonyms:
    jug, imprison, dawdle, incarcerate, fall behind, fall back, put behind bars, jail, immure, put away, remand, gaol

  7. lag(verb)

    cover with lagging to prevent heat loss

    "lag pipes"

    Synonyms:
    jug, imprison, dawdle, incarcerate, fall behind, fall back, put behind bars, jail, immure, put away, remand, gaol

Wiktionary

  1. lag(adjective)

    late

    Synonyms:
    latency

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lag

    Synonyms:
    loiter, linger, saunter, dally, tarry, idle

    Antonyms:
    press, hasten, speedup, hurry, stir

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lag(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    loiter, linger, saunter, fall behind, move slowly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lag(v)

    Synonyms:
    fall behind, loiter, linger, delay, saunter

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    gal, latency, lags, latent, delay, slippage, gap, mismatch, discrepancy

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How to use lag in a sentence?

  1. Med Jones:

    Countries that quit producing real products, spend more than they produce, lag in education, burden their middle class with higher taxes, and continue to import billions from other countries, bail out failed businesses and reward bad behavior instead of investing in good businesses, will eventually lose their leadership and wealth

  2. Hassan Ghomrawi:

    There are multiple studies that have shown that patients who do surgery when their function is very deteriorated may improve quite a bit, but their improvement is still not to the average, they lag behind in optimal benefit.

  3. Robert Chisel:

    Our revenues lag the demand.

  4. Blerina Uruci:

    Once the tariffs start feeding through, import prices are likely to reflect them first, it will then likely feed through with a longer lag and to a smaller extent to producer prices and consumer prices.

  5. Nate Jones:

    The most important claim Hillary Clinton made on Tuesday was that emails were captured and preserved in real time. Knowing how far government email systems lag behind those everyone else uses, it was extremely doubtful this was actually the case, the inspector general's report confirmed that just.00006 percent of State Department emails were saved, so it's very unlikely the people Hillary Clinton relied upon to save Hillary Clinton records did.


Translations for lag

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  • تأخرArabic
  • zurückbleiben, zurückfallenGerman
  • χρονοτριβώ, χρονοτριβή, καθυστέρηση, καθυστερώGreek
  • retrasoSpanish
  • jäädä jälkeenFinnish
  • être en retard, rester en arrièreFrench
  • lagg, seinkun, hökt, töfIcelandic
  • rimanere indietroItalian
  • בפיגורHebrew
  • 立ち遅れるJapanese
  • takamuri, tonanawe, akutōMāori
  • lagg, forsinkelseNorwegian
  • опоздать, опаздывать, отставать, отстатьRussian
  • رکھوUrdu

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