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Synonyms for slacken

verb decrease
  • abate
  • diminish
  • loosen
  • mitigate
  • relent
  • retard
  • sag
  • soften
  • subside
  • weaken
  • ease
  • flag
  • loose
  • moderate
  • reduce
  • relax
  • remit
  • slack
  • slake
  • slow
  • temper
  • let up
  • untighten

Antonyms for slacken

  • enlarge
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • prolong
  • rise
  • tighten
  • agitate
  • excite
  • forward
  • strengthen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to slacken

abate

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abated

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abating

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

bate

verb. subside

bated

verb. subside

bog down

verb. stick; become stuck
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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