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Meaning of SLOW DOWN

Pronunciation:  slow dawn

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  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"
  2. [v]  reduce the speed of; "He slowed down the car"
  3. [v]  lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
  4. [v]  become slow or slower; "Production slowed"
  5. [v]  cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down"
 
 Synonyms: decelerate, decompress, loosen up, relax, slack, slacken, slow, slow up, unbend, unwind
 
 Antonyms: accelerate, quicken, speed, speed up, tense, tense up
 
 See Also: bog, bog down, change state, clog, constipate, delay, detain, fishtail, hold up, moderate, retard, sit back, slow down, take it easy, turn, vege out, vegetate, weaken

 

 

 

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