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Definition 1: cause to slow down or get stuck - [verb of change]

Samples where bog down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The vote would bog down the house

Synonyms for bog down in the sense of this definition

(bog down is a kind of ...) cause to proceed more slowly

"The illness slowed him down"

Definition 2: get stuck while doing something - [verb of change]

Samples where bog down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation

Synonyms for bog down in the sense of this definition

(bog down is a kind of ...) prevent completion

"stop the project" "break off the negotiations"

Definition 3: be unable to move further - [verb of motion]

Samples where bog down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The car bogged down in the sand

Synonyms for bog down in the sense of this definition

(bog down is a kind of ...) remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile

"Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by"

(bog down has a similar meaning as ...) cause to get stuck as if in a mire

"The mud mired our cart"

Definition 4: cause to get stuck as if in a mire - [verb of motion]

Samples where bog down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The mud mired our cart

Synonyms for bog down in the sense of this definition

(bog down has a similar meaning as ...) be unable to move further

"The car bogged down in the sand"

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