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1. down

adverb. ['ˈdaʊn'] spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.

Synonyms

  • downward
  • downwardly

Antonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly
  • up

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Slow Down

  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • frown
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • browne
  • brown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • noun
  • lown
  • gown
  • downe
  • around

Sentences with slow-down


1. Noun Phrase
All it does is throw the body into a starvation response and slow down the metabolism, she said.

2. Noun Phrase
If you still get splintering, slow down the feed rate and/or use a finer-tooth blade.

2. 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))

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. down

adjective. ['ˈdaʊn'] being or moving lower in position or less in some value.

Synonyms

  • set
  • downbound
  • thrown
  • descending
  • behind
  • downfield
  • downward
  • weak
  • low
  • fallen

Antonyms

  • high
  • up
  • night school
  • disqualify

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

5. 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))

6. down

verb. ['ˈdaʊn'] drink down entirely.

Synonyms

  • toss off
  • belt down
  • drink down
  • bolt down
  • kill
  • imbibe
  • pour down
  • drink

Antonyms

  • imperceptible
  • smart
  • infallible
  • irregular

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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))
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