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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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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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