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Definitions and Synonyms of slow up | Another word for slow up | What is slow up?

Definition 1: lose velocity; move more slowly - [verb of change]

Samples where slow up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The car decelerated

Synonyms for slow up in the sense of this definition

(slow up is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of slow up ) cause to proceed more slowly

"The illness slowed him down"

(... is a kind of slow 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"

Definition 2: cause to proceed more slowly - [verb of change]

Samples where slow up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The illness slowed him down

Synonyms for slow up in the sense of this definition

(slow up is a kind of ...) lose velocity; move more slowly

"The car decelerated"

(... is a kind of slow up ) cause to slow down or get stuck

"The vote would bog down the house"

(... is a kind of slow up ) impede with a clog or as if with a clog

"The market is being clogged by these operations" "My mind is constipated today"

Definition 3: become slow or slower - [verb of change]

Samples where slow up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Production slowed

Synonyms for slow up in the sense of this definition

(slow up is a kind of ...) become weaker

"The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"

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