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  • verbdelay, restrict
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Synonyms for slowing

verb delay, restrict
  • abate
  • curb
  • curtail
  • decelerate
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • hinder
  • impede
  • lag
  • lessen
  • moderate
  • reduce
  • relax
  • retard
  • slacken
  • stall
  • temper
  • brake
  • check
  • choke
  • detain
  • handicap
  • loiter
  • mire
  • postpone
  • procrastinate
  • qualify
  • quiet
  • reef
  • regulate
  • stunt
  • anchor it
  • back-water
  • bog down
  • cut back
  • cut down
  • ease off
  • ease up
  • embog
  • hit the brakes
  • hold back
  • hold up
  • keep waiting
  • let down flaps
  • lose speed
  • lose steam
  • reduce speed
  • rein in
  • retardate
  • set back
  • wind down

Antonyms for slowing

  • advance
  • agitate
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • develop
  • encourage
  • enlarge
  • excite
  • expand
  • extend
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • further
  • grow
  • help
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • prolong
  • push
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • accelerate
  • do
  • expedite
  • liberate
  • release
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to slowing

lessening

adjective. decreasing
  • abating
  • declining
  • depreciating
  • diminishing
  • dropping
  • dwindling
  • dying down
  • ebbing
  • fading away
  • lightening
  • losing momentum
  • lowering
  • moderating
  • narrowing
  • plummeting
  • plunging
  • quieting
  • sagging
  • shrinking
  • shriveling up
  • sinking
  • slackening
  • slowing
  • slumping
  • softening
  • subsiding
  • waning
  • wasting
  • weakening
  • wearing down
  • wearing off
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.