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1. decelerate

verb. ['dɪˈsɛlɝˌeɪt'] lose velocity; move more slowly.

Synonyms

  • detain
  • diminish
  • slow down
  • slow up
  • retard
  • decrease
  • lessen
  • fall
  • hold up
  • delay

Antonyms

  • increase
  • accelerate
  • smart
  • strengthen

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Rhymes with Decelerate

  • accelerate

Sentences with decelerate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Firstly, its simple levers and push buttons make it easy to start, stop, accelerate and decelerate.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Objects involved in crashes usually decelerate--the numerically negative form of acceleration--to a stop.

3. Verb, base form
Swings also teach you how to decelerate knee and hip flexion, which reduces your risk of injury.

2. decelerate

verb. ['dɪˈsɛlɝˌeɪt'] reduce the speed of.

Synonyms

  • retard
  • fishtail
  • alter
  • modify
  • moderate
  • change

Antonyms

  • sudden
  • fast
  • hurried
  • interesting
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