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decelerate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of decelerate

  1. to cause to move or proceed at a less rapid pace she decelerated the car as we entered the school zone Synonyms of decelerate brake, slow, retard, slackenWords Related to decelerate halt, stop; encumber, hamper, handicap, hinder, hobble, hold back, hold up, impede, inhibit, obstruct, set back, tie up; bottleneck; arrest, check, constrain, curb, rein, restrain; baffle, foil, frustrate, sabotage, thwartNear Antonyms of decelerate drive, encourage, goad, propel, push, spur, stir, urge; advance, aid, dispatch, ease, expedite, facilitate, forward, further, helpAntonyms of decelerate accelerate, hasten, hurry, quicken, rush, speed (up), step up



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