HyperDic: retardation

English > 5 senses of the word retardation:
NOUNattributeretardation, deceleration, slowinga decrease in rate of change
timeretardationthe extent to which something is delayed or held back
objectretardation, retardant, retardentany agent that retards or delays / delays or hinders
cognitionretardation, mental retardation, backwardness, slowness, subnormalitylack of normal development of intellectual capacities
actretardation, slowdown, lagthe act of slowing ... / slowing down or falling behind
retardation > pronunciation
Soundsriytaardey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > retardation: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA decrease in rate of change.
Synonymsdeceleration, slowing
Broaderchange, alteration, modificationAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
OppositeaccelerationAn increase / increase / increase in rate of change
Spanishdeceleración, desaceleración, ralentización, retardación
Verbsretardlose velocity
retardbe delayed
English > retardation: 5 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningThe extent to which something is delayed or held back.
Broaderdelay, hold, time lag, postponement, waitTime during which some action is awaited
Verbsretardbe delayed
English > retardation: 5 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningAny agent that retards or delays / delays or hinders.
Synonymsretardant, retardent
BroaderagentAn active and efficient cause
Spanishretardador, retardante, retardo
Catalanretardant
Verbsretardcause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate
English > retardation: 5 senses > noun 4, cognition
Meaninglack of normal development of intellectual capacities.
Synonymsmental retardation, backwardness, slowness, subnormality
Narrowerabnormality, mental defectivenessretardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence
idiocy, amentiaextreme / extreme mental retardation
imbecilityretardation more severe than a moron but not as severe as an idiot
moronity, mental deficiencymild mental retardation
BroaderstupidityA poor ability to understand or to profit from experience
Spanishatraso, retraso mental, retraso
Catalanendarreriment, retard mental
Verbsretardslow the growth or development of
English > retardation: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of slowing ... / slowing down or falling behind.
Synonymsslowdown, lag
Broaderdelay, holdupThe act of delaying
Spanishdesaceleración
Catalandesacceleració, endarreriment
Verbsretardlose velocity
retardbe delayed

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