HyperDic: slow_up

English > 3 senses of the expression slow up:
VERBchangeslow up, slow, slow down, slack, slackenbecome slow or slower
changeslow up, slow, slow downcause to proceed more slowly
changeslow up, decelerate, slow, slow down, retardlose velocity
English > slow up: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningBecome slow or slower.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsslow, slow down, slack, slacken
BroaderweakenBecome weaker
Spanishaflojar, aminorar, frenar, retardar
Catalanalentir, frenar, minorar, moderar, remolejar, retardar, ronsejar, sornejar
English > slow up: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause to proceed more slowly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsslow, slow down
Narrowerbog down, bogCause to slow down or get stuck
clog, constipateimpede with a clog or as if with a clog
Broaderdecelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retardLose velocity
Spanishatrasar, demorar, desacelerar, frenar, retardar
Catalanalentir, demorar, frenar, retardar
English > slow up: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningLose velocity; move more slowly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdecelerate, slow, slow down, 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

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