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retarding flow

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Synonyms for retarding flow

verb obstruct, seal
  • block
  • shut
  • shutter
  • bang
  • bar
  • bolt
  • button
  • caulk
  • choke
  • clap
  • clench
  • clog
  • confine
  • congest
  • cork
  • dam
  • exclude
  • fasten
  • fill
  • lock
  • occlude
  • plug
  • screen
  • secure
  • slam
  • stopper
  • stuff
  • prevent passage
  • put to
  • retard flow
  • shut off
  • stop up
  • turn off

Antonyms for retarding flow

  • open
  • allow
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • loose
  • loosen
  • permit
  • release
  • unblock
  • unclog
  • unfasten
  • unlock
  • begin
  • continue
  • disjoin
  • disunite
  • not finish
  • start
  • unclose
  • unplug
  • unseal
  • unstop
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.