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1. slow

adjective. ['ˈsloʊ'] not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time.

Synonyms

  • laggard
  • pokey
  • drawn-out
  • slow-moving
  • unhurried
  • bumper-to-bumper
  • sulky
  • lazy
  • fastness
  • long-playing
  • sluggish
  • gradual
  • poky
  • long-play
  • swiftness
  • dilatory

Antonyms

  • fast
  • hurried
  • impatient
  • light

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Slow

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  • truffaut
  • trudeau
  • therriault
  • theriault
  • tetreault
  • tableaux

How do you pronounce slow?

Pronounce slow as sloʊ.

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Sentences with slow


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Depressants are a broad category of drugs that slow down the central nervous system.

2.
Adjective
Because the old man cactus is
slow growing, this may take several years.

3.
Verb, base form
You can
slow** down his feeding times in a number of ways.

Quotes about slow


1. Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.
- Henry Van Dyke

2. The month of November makes me feel that life is passing more quickly. In an effort to slow it down, I try to fill the hours more meaningfully.
- Henry Rollins

3. Does art have a future? Performance genres like opera, theater, music and dance are thriving all over the world, but the visual arts have been in slow decline for nearly 40 years. No major figure of profound influence has emerged in painting or sculpture since the waning of Pop Art and the birth of Minimalism in the early 1970s.
- Camille Paglia

2. slow-moving

adjective. moving slowly.

Antonyms

  • sudden

3. slow

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • increase
  • accelerate
  • lengthen
  • crescendo

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. slow

adjective. ['ˈsloʊ'] at a slow tempo.

Synonyms

  • lentissimo
  • largo
  • moderato
  • larghetto
  • andante
  • lento
  • larghissimo

Antonyms

  • good-natured
  • busy
  • movableness
  • looseness

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. slow

adverb. ['ˈsloʊ'] without speed (slow' is sometimes used informally forslowly').

Synonyms

  • easy
  • slowly

Antonyms

  • free
  • inflate
  • stretch

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. slow

verb. ['ˈsloʊ'] become slow or slower.

Synonyms

  • slow down
  • slow up
  • slacken
  • weaken

Antonyms

  • tense
  • maximise
  • maximize
  • escalate

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. slow

adjective. ['ˈsloʊ'] slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity.

Synonyms

  • dense
  • stupid
  • dumb
  • dim
  • dull

Antonyms

  • acceleration
  • decelerate
  • cosmopolitan
  • short

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. slow

verb. ['ˈsloʊ'] cause to proceed more slowly.

Synonyms

  • slow down
  • bog
  • slow up
  • retard
  • bog down
  • clog
  • decelerate

Antonyms

  • strengthening
  • appreciation
  • classification
  • inflation

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. slow

adverb. ['ˈsloʊ'] of timepieces.

Antonyms

  • appreciate

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. slow

adjective. ['ˈsloʊ'] so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.

Synonyms

  • uninteresting
  • boring
  • deadening
  • tiresome
  • ho-hum
  • tedious
  • dull
  • wearisome

Antonyms

  • movability
  • steep
  • horizontal
  • vertical

Etymology

  • slaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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