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  1. slow downverb

    Synonyms:
    slow up

    Antonyms:
    speed up

  2. slow downverb

    decelerate

    When approaching a bend in the road, slow down, and speed up after exiting it.

    Synonyms:
    slow up

    Antonyms:
    speed up

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  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, decelerate, unbend, retard, slacken, relax, slow

  2. slow, slow down, slow up, slack, slackenverb

    become slow or slower

    "Production slowed"

    Synonyms:
    decompress, unbend, slacken, remit, let up, slack off, abate, loosen up, slow, decelerate, slack up, retard, slake, relax, slack, die away, unwind, slow up

  3. slow, slow down, slow upverb

    cause to proceed more slowly

    "The illness slowed him down"

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

  4. decelerate, slow downverb

    reduce the speed of

    "He slowed down the car"

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

  5. relax, loosen up, unbend, unwind, decompress, slow downverb

    become less tense, rest, or take one's ease

    "He relaxed in the hot tub"; "Let's all relax after a hard day's work"

    Synonyms:
    straighten, decompress, unbend, depressurise, loosen, disentangle, warm up, slacken, depressurize, unlax, unroll, limber up, loosen up, slow, decelerate, unstuff, loose, slack up, wind off, slow up, uncompress, retard, relax, slack, unwind, make relaxed, unstrain

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#2901slow
#3446delay
#5227loose
#6781relax
#17781slack
#24731remit
#25712unwind
#29528loosen
#32067straighten
#34071retard
#40873abate
#59637decompress
#75028uncompress
#92682unroll
#97520disentangle
#131669decelerate
#141749slake
#154483slacken

How to use slow down in a sentence?

  1. Chris Sununu:

    I'd rather push Chris Sununu 120 miles an hour delivering wins for New Hampshire than to slow down, end up on Capitol Hill debating partisan politics without results. That's why I am going to run for a fourth term.

  2. Chris Sununu:

    I'd rather push Chris Sununu 120 miles an hour delivering wins for New Hampshire than to slow down, end up on Capitol Hill debating partisan politics without results, that's why I am going to run for a fourth term.

  3. Victor Campenaerts:

    I am happy I broke the magic mark of 55 kilometers, it was super hard, I was a bit optimistic in the first 30 minutes and then I said Belgian Victor Campenaerts I had to slow down a bit the pace, but even with that I think I was faster than Wiggins in all parts.

  4. Cliff Hodge:

    They've been in a very strong environment, but you can see things start to slow down a little bit.

  5. Mary Jo Kreitzer:

    I think it follows the line of so many studies that have been coming out about mindfulness-based stress reduction over the last 15 years. Literally hundreds of studies have come out, mindfulness is a way to slow down and be in the present moment and that's what mindfulness training is, so in a mindfulness class people focus on breathing and relaxation and that's sort of how they ease into a practice of meditation.


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