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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 for "lag":

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

How to pronounce lag?

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How to use lag in a sentence?

  1. Maddie LaRue:

    [ Drug companies ] really utilize the scientific literature, and most of the literature is coming out of big academic labs, if academic labs are shut down for months and research continuities are disrupted, it's going to take several more months to gain momentum again and people won't be producing results for some time... That could really put a lag on the drug discovery pipeline that we have going with industry.

  2. Lennard Neo:

    It may take six to 12 months for investors to reap the rewards of post-halving price movements, in reality, there is a significant time lag between the halving event and the establishment of renewed market equilibrium based on general supply and demand.

  3. Matt Mountain:

    On Earth, we can predict if it is going to rain pretty much anywhere in the world very accurately, and space weather just isn't there yet, our predictions lag behind terrestrial weather by 50 years, if not more. What we need is to grasp the underlying physics behind space weather, and this starts at the Sun, which is what The Inouye Solar Telescope will study over the next decades.

  4. Naeem Aslam:

    The United States markets are going to lag this year because the current US-China deal isn't going to add any significant help to the United States economy.

  5. 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


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
  • ความล่าช้าThai
  • رکھوUrdu

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