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Synonym of Slow down

Slow down Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
slow down
Synonyms and related words:
abate, allay, alleviate, arrest, assuage, attemper, backpedal, backwater, bank the fire, block, blunt, bog down, boycott, brake, bridle, chasten, check, clip the wings, confine, constrain, contain, control, cool, cool off, curb, curtail, curtail expenses, cut back, cut corners, cut down, damp, dampen, de-emphasize, deaden, deadlock, decelerate, decrease, delay, detain, diminish, dompt, downplay, drag, draw rein, dull, ease, ease off, ease up, enjoin, extenuate, go on strike, go out, govern, guard, halt, hang up, hinder, hold, hold at bay, hold back, hold fast, hold in, hold in check, hold in leash, hold out, hold up, impede, inhibit, keep, keep back, keep from, keep in, keep in check, keep under control, keep within bounds, lag, lay, lay under restraint, lenify, lessen, let down, let up, let up on, lighten, lock out, lose ground, lose momentum, lose speed, make late, mire, mitigate, moderate, modulate, obstruct, obtund, palliate, pare down expenses, picket, play down, prohibit, pull, pull in, qualify, reduce, reduce the temperature, reef, rein, rein in, relax, restrain, retard, retrench, revolt, roll back, set back, shut it down, sit down, slack, slack off, slack up, slacken, slow, slow up, smother, snub, sober, sober down, soften, stall, stay, stifle, stop, straiten, strike, stymie, subdue, suppress, take a reef, take in sail, tame, temper, throttle down, tone down, tune down, unbend, underplay, unlax, unwind, walk out, weaken, withhold


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WordNet 2.0
slow down

1. lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
(synonym) decelerate, slow, slow up, retard
(hypernym) decrease, diminish, lessen, fall
(hyponym) slow, slow up
(derivation) slowdown, lag, retardation
2. become slow or slower; "Production slowed"
(synonym) slow, slow up, slack, slacken
(hypernym) weaken
(derivation) slowdown, lag, retardation
3. cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down"
(synonym) slow, slow up
(hypernym) decelerate, slow, slow up, retard
(hyponym) bog down, bog
(derivation) slowdown, lag, retardation
4. reduce the speed of; "He slowed down the car"
(synonym) decelerate
(hypernym) modify, qualify
(hyponym) moderate
(derivation) slowdown, lag, retardation
5. 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"
(synonym) relax, loosen up, unbend, unwind, decompress
(hypernym) change state, turn
(hyponym) vege out, vegetate

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