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Synonyms for slow down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retard(verb)

    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, slacken(verb)

    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 up(verb)

    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 down(verb)

    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 down(verb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. slow down(verb)

    Synonyms:
    slow up

    Antonyms:
    speed up

  2. slow down(verb)

    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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#272check
#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. Jonathan Arthur:

    You do everything right, you slow down, you submit to the authority of law enforcement, you do the right thing, you wait until a well-lit place to pull over you're on a dark road -- you don't want anybody to get hurt -- and then the officers turn around and repay your courtesy with this.

  2. Federal Reserve:

    What do you do ? you slow down. You maybe go a little less quickly. You feel your way. Under uncertainty of this kind, you be careful. I think that's what we've been doing.

  3. Charlie Dai:

    Charlie Dai is one of the leading players in 5G, and the Charlie Dai market needs Charlie Dai, the ban will slow down 5G adoption and eventually will be harmful to [ telecom ] carriers and consumers around the world.

  4. Jonathan Lipson:

    They want to throw sand in the gears and slow down a prenegotiated plan.

  5. Gary Schwitzer:

    Just reminding people to slow down. So much of what we're doing, reporting breathlessly at breakneck speed, doesn't need to be reported restlessly at breakneck speed.

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