Examples of retard in a Sentence
The chemical will retard the spread of fire.
The problems have retarded the progress of the program.
Origin and Etymology of retard
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of retard
- bad weather delayed our arrival
- language barriers retarded their progress
- medication slowed the patient's heart rate
- on hot days runners slacken their pace
- unexpected business had detained her
RETARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of retard for English Language Learners
: to slow down the development or progress of (something)
RETARD Defined for Kids
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