HyperDic: decelerate

English > 2 senses of the word decelerate:
VERBchangedecelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retardlose velocity
changedecelerate, slow downreduce the speed of
decelerate > pronunciation
Soundsdihseh'lerey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > decelerate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningLose velocity; move more slowly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The car decelerated"
Synonymsslow, slow down, slow up, retard
Narrowerdelay, detain, hold upCause to be slowed ... / slowed down or delayed
slow, slow down, slow upCause to proceed more slowly
Broaderdecrease, diminish, lessen, falldecrease in size, extent, or range
Oppositeaccelerate, speed up, speed, quickenMove faster
Spanishaminorar, desacelerar, frenar, ralentizar
Catalanalentir, desaccelerar, frenar
Nounsdecelerationa decrease in rate of change
English > decelerate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningReduce the speed of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymslow down
Narrowerfishtailslow down by moving the tail sideways
moderatemake less fast or intense
retardCause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositeaccelerate, speed, speed upCause to move faster
Spanishdesacelerar, ralentizar
Catalandesaccelerar, descelerar
Nounsdecelerationa decrease in rate of change

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