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1. lag

verb. ['ˈlæg'] hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc..

Synonyms

  • drop behind
  • trail
  • dawdle
  • hang back
  • follow
  • drop back
  • fall back
  • get behind
  • fall behind

Antonyms

  • activity
  • intelligence
  • acceleration
  • switch on

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Rhymes with Lag

  • montag
  • spragg
  • scragg
  • codag
  • stagg
  • stag
  • snag
  • schrag
  • kragh
  • gragg
  • drag
  • cragg
  • bragg
  • brag
  • zag
  • wragg
  • wagg
  • wag
  • tagge
  • tagg
  • tag
  • shag
  • sag
  • rague
  • rag
  • nag
  • mag
  • hagge
  • hagg
  • hag

Sentences with lag


1. Noun, singular or mass
Locate the top and bottom lag bolts that secure the mount to the wall.

2. Verb, base form
Also, the returns on CDs tend to lag well below other types of investments.

Quotes about lag


1. You won't lag behind, because you'll have the speed. You'll pass the whole gang and you'll soon take the lead.Wherever you fly, you'll be best of the best.Wherever you go, you will top all the rest.Except when you don't.Because, sometimes, you won't.
- Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!

2. Poetry Should Dance [10w] Let poetry dance ~neither outpace it nor let it lag.
- Beryl Dov

2. lag

noun. ['ˈlæg'] the act of slowing down or falling behind.

Synonyms

  • retardation
  • slowdown
  • delay

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • enable
  • increase
  • push

3. lag

verb. ['ˈlæg'] throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins.

Synonyms

  • toss
  • flip
  • pitch

Antonyms

  • closed interval
  • open interval
  • permanent
  • open

4. lag

noun. ['ˈlæg'] the time between one event, process, or period and another.

Synonyms

  • interregnum
  • interval
  • meantime
  • interim
  • meanwhile

Antonyms

  • disoblige
  • predate
  • tide
  • advance

5. lag

noun. ['ˈlæg'] one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket.

Synonyms

  • stave
  • spline
  • cask
  • barrel

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • dissuade
  • stand still
  • disobey

6. lag

verb. ['ˈlæg'] cover with lagging to prevent heat loss.

Antonyms

  • progress

7. lag

verb. ['ˈlæg'] lock up or confine, in or as in a jail.

Synonyms

  • jail
  • jug
  • put away
  • detain
  • incarcerate
  • immure
  • confine
  • imprison
  • gaol
  • remand

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • switch off
  • respectful
  • stay
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