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synonyms for decelerate

  • brake
  • slow
See also synonyms for: deceleration

antonyms for decelerate

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  • accelerate
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How to use decelerate in a sentence

In one case he envisioned, the universe began to expand at a decelerating rate, but then reached an inflection point, whereupon it began expanding at a faster and faster rate.
A CENTURY AGO, ALEXANDER FRIEDMANN ENVISIONED THE UNIVERSE’S EXPANSIONTOM SIEGFRIEDMAY 20, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
Williams likes 30-meter flies, a sprinter drill that can benefit distance runners as well, in which you steadily accelerate for about 30 meters, hit maximum pace for 30 meters, and then decelerate gradually.
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Many skeptics are saying that growth rate is going to continue to decelerate.
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The company expects its consumer revenue growth to decelerate in 2021 and 2022, while its media and brand extensions revenue growth is expected to pick up or hold steady.
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Models in general have a hard time forecasting inflection points—peaks, or if things suddenly start accelerating or decelerating.
ALL TOGETHER NOW: THE MOST TRUSTWORTHY COVID-19 MODEL IS AN ENSEMBLESIOBHAN ROBERTSMAY 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It also takes more energy to accelerate or decelerate a heavier tire.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ALL-TERRAIN TIRESWES SILERAPRIL 6, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Arcot accelerated toward the planet for two hours, then began to decelerate.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
If anything of the right size shows up, decelerate until we can get mass and albedo measurements.
RIP FOSTER IN RIDE THE GRAY PLANETHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
Every so often comes the impression we are falling head-first; the colonel using ship's drive to decelerate the whole system.
THE LOST KAFOOZALUMPAULINE ASHWELL
Its motor is designed to decelerate that mass by 1,075 mph in order to allow it to assume a descending orbit.
FAR FROM HOMEJ.A. TAYLOR
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WORDS RELATED TO DECELERATE

  • decelerate
  • delay
  • detain
  • halt
  • hang up
  • impede
  • retard
  • set back
  • sink
  • slacken
  • slow down
  • slow up
  • stall
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