slow down


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Verb1.slow down - lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
decrease, diminish, lessen, fall - decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
slow up, slow, slow down - cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down"
delay, detain, hold up - cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
2.slow down - become slow or slower; "Production slowed"
weaken - become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
3.slow down - cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down"
bog, bog down - cause to slow down or get stuck; "The vote would bog down the house"
decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retard - lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
constipate, clog - impede with a clog or as if with a clog; "The market is being clogged by these operations"; "My mind is constipated today"
4.slow down - reduce the speed of; "He slowed down the car"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
moderate - make less fast or intense; "moderate your speed"
retard - cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate; "This drug will retard your heart rate"
fishtail - slow down by moving the tail sideways; "The airplane fishtailed on the runway"
5.slow down - become less tense, rest, or take one's easeslow down - 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"
vege out, vegetate - engage in passive relaxation; "After a hard day's work, I vegetate in front of the television"
sit back, take it easy - settle into a comfortable sitting position
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
Translations
zpomalit
sagtne farten
hidastaa
usporitiusporavati
もっとのんびりする
속도를 늦추다
sakta ner
ชะลอ, ช้าลง
làm chậm lại

slow down

يُبَطِّئُ zpomalit sagtne farten verlangsamen επιβραδύνω aminorar la velocidad hidastaa ralentir usporiti rallentare もっとのんびりする 속도를 늦추다 vertragen redusere hastigheten zwolnić abrandar, diminuir a velocidade замедлять(ся) sakta ner ชะลอ, ช้าลง yavaşlamak làm chậm lại 减速
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Well, when the dark shut down, in the rugged hills, that poor little chap had been tearing around in the saddle all day, and I noticed by the slack knee-pressure that she was tired and tottery, and I got dreadfully afraid; but every time I tried to slow down and let her go to sleep, so I could stop, she hurried me up again; and so, sure enough, at last over she went!
He was on Ashland Avenue before exhaustion compelled him to slow down, and then, noticing a car, he made a dart for it and drew himself aboard.
Then she'd laugh and slow down for a little, but she'd soon forget and begin to pedal and sing again.
My companion signaled that I slow down, and running his machine close beside mine suggested that we approach and watch the ceremony, which, he said, was for the purpose of conferring honors on individual officers and men for bravery and other distinguished service.
The man was either walking very fast down one-half of the corridor in order to walk very slow down the other half; or he was walking very slow at one end to have the rapture of walking fast at the other.
On the country roads after she had gotten out of sight of the houses she let the horses slow down to a walk and her wild, reckless mood passed.
Naturally, we had to slow down long before we got to them; but even then we shot past like a whirlwind and were compelled to circle back between them and the shore.
We heard them slow down at last, and, vaguely, the white hull of the tug appeared moving against the black islets, whilst a slow and rhythmical clapping as of thousands of hands rose on all sides.
Sometimes all those powerful and unerring movements would slow down simultaneously, as if they had been the functions of a living organism, stricken suddenly by the blight of languor; and Mr.
The English could not pale the sunshine, but they could in some miraculous way slow down the hours, dull the incidents, lengthen the meals, and make even the servants and page-boys wear a look of boredom and propriety.
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