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de·cel·er·ate

 (dē-sĕl′ə-rāt′)
v. de·cel·er·at·ed, de·cel·er·at·ing, de·cel·er·ates
v.tr.
1. To decrease the velocity of.
2. To slow down the rate of advancement of: measures intended to decelerate the arms buildup.
v.intr.
To decrease in velocity.


de·cel′er·a′tion n.
de·cel′er·a′tor n.
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decelerate

(diːˈsɛləˌreɪt)
vb
to slow down or cause to slow down
[C19: from de- + accelerate]
deˌcelerˈation n
deˈcelerˌator n
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de•cel•er•ate

(diˈsɛl əˌreɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing. v.t.
1. to decrease the velocity of.
2. to slow the rate of increase of: efforts to decelerate inflation.
v.i.
3. to slow down.
[1895–1900; de- + (ac) celerate]
de•cel`er•a′tion, n.
de•cel′er•a`tor, n.
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decelerate


Past participle: decelerated
Gerund: decelerating

Imperative
decelerate
decelerate
Present
I decelerate
you decelerate
he/she/it decelerates
we decelerate
you decelerate
they decelerate
Preterite
I decelerated
you decelerated
he/she/it decelerated
we decelerated
you decelerated
they decelerated
Present Continuous
I am decelerating
you are decelerating
he/she/it is decelerating
we are decelerating
you are decelerating
they are decelerating
Present Perfect
I have decelerated
you have decelerated
he/she/it has decelerated
we have decelerated
you have decelerated
they have decelerated
Past Continuous
I was decelerating
you were decelerating
he/she/it was decelerating
we were decelerating
you were decelerating
they were decelerating
Past Perfect
I had decelerated
you had decelerated
he/she/it had decelerated
we had decelerated
you had decelerated
they had decelerated
Future
I will decelerate
you will decelerate
he/she/it will decelerate
we will decelerate
you will decelerate
they will decelerate
Future Perfect
I will have decelerated
you will have decelerated
he/she/it will have decelerated
we will have decelerated
you will have decelerated
they will have decelerated
Future Continuous
I will be decelerating
you will be decelerating
he/she/it will be decelerating
we will be decelerating
you will be decelerating
they will be decelerating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been decelerating
you have been decelerating
he/she/it has been decelerating
we have been decelerating
you have been decelerating
they have been decelerating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been decelerating
you will have been decelerating
he/she/it will have been decelerating
we will have been decelerating
you will have been decelerating
they will have been decelerating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been decelerating
you had been decelerating
he/she/it had been decelerating
we had been decelerating
you had been decelerating
they had been decelerating
Conditional
I would decelerate
you would decelerate
he/she/it would decelerate
we would decelerate
you would decelerate
they would decelerate
Past Conditional
I would have decelerated
you would have decelerated
he/she/it would have decelerated
we would have decelerated
you would have decelerated
they would have decelerated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.decelerate - 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"
accelerate, quicken, speed up, speed - move faster; "The car accelerated"
2.decelerate - 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"
fishtail - slow down by moving the tail sideways; "The airplane fishtailed on the runway"
accelerate, speed up, speed - cause to move faster; "He accelerated the car"
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decelerate

verb
1. slow down or up, slow, brake, go slower, put the brakes on, reduce speed, hit the brakes The driver kept accelerating and decelerating.
slow down or up accelerate, speed up, pick up speed
2. slow, be checked, slacken (off), be reined in, slow down or up Inflation has decelerated remarkably.
slow accelerate, speed up, quicken
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Translations
يُخَفِّفُ السُّرْعَه
zpomalit
mindske farten
draga úr hraîa
greičio mažėjimasgreičio mažinimassumažinti greitį
samazināt ātrumu
hızını azaltmakyavaşlamak

decelerate

[diːˈseləreɪt] VI (Aut) → desacelerar, decelerar (fig) → frenarse, ralentizarse
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decelerate

[diːˈsɛləreɪt]
vi
[vehicle, driver] → ralentir
[growth, rate] → ralentir
vt (= slow down) [+ growth, rate] → ralentir
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

decelerate

vi (car, train)langsamer werden; (driver)die Geschwindigkeit herabsetzen; (production)sich verlangsamen
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decelerate

[diːˈsɛləreɪt] vt & videcelerare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

decelerate

(diːˈseləreit) verb
to slow down, especially in a car etc. You must decelerate before a crossroads.
deˌceleˈration noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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