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sag

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sag

  1. 1 to be limp from lack of water or vigor <the plant's leaves were sagging feebly in the intense heat> Synonyms flag, hang, loll, droop, swag, wiltRelated Words slouch, slump; cave (in), collapse, crumple, drop, fall, sink, subside, yieldNear Antonyms distend, stiffen; rise, straighten, unbend, uncurl

  2. 2 to decline gradually from a standard level <sales figures have sagged slightly over the past six months> Synonyms slipRelated Words drop, fall, slump; flag, sink, slacken, slow (down), weaken; abate, contract, decrease, de-escalate, die (down), diminish, dwindle, ebb, lessen, let up, lower, moderate, recede, relent, shrink, subside, taper, taper off, waneNear Antonyms rocket, shoot (up), soar; balloon, burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, increase, mount, multiply, mushroom, proliferate, snowball, swell, wax; crest, peak, surge

  3. 3 to lose bodily strength or vigor <after a whole day of working in the hot sun, he began to sag> Synonyms decay, droop, emaciate, fade, fail, flag, go, lag, languish, weaken, sink, waste (away), wilt, witherRelated Words break down, wear out; yield; degenerate, deteriorate, rot, run downNear Antonyms convalesce, rally, rebound, recover, recuperate; gain




sag

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sag

  1. the extent to which something hangs or dips below a straight line <if there's too much sag in the rod, the curtains will drag on the floor> Synonyms droop, hang, slack, slackness Related Words floppiness, laxity, laxness, limpness, looseness Near Antonyms rigidity, rigidness, tautness, tenseness, tension, tightness




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