slow up


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.slow up - become slow or slower; "Production slowed"
weaken - become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
2.slow up - 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"
3.slow up - 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"
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I don't know why it would slow up traffic, but it does tend to do that.