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lag

adjective

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lag

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lag

  1. 1 to lose bodily strength or vigor during the fourth quarter the whole team seemed to lag Synonyms of lag decay, droop, emaciate, fade, fail, flag, go, weaken, languish, sag, sink, waste (away), wilt, witherWords Related to lag break down, wear out; yield; degenerate, deteriorate, rot, run downNear Antonyms of lag convalesce, rally, rebound, recover, recuperate; gain

  2. 2 to move or act slowly the tired puppy was lagging behind the rest of the pack Synonyms of lag crawl, creep, dally, dawdle, diddle, dillydally, drag, delay, linger, loiter, lollygag (also lallygag), mope, poke, shilly-shally, tarryWords Related to lag fiddle (around), fool around, mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle; hang (around or out), idle, loaf, loll, lounge; amble, ease, inch, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stagger, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up); filibuster, procrastinate, stall, temporizeNear Antonyms of lag bowl, breeze, dart, hump, hurtle, hustle, scramble, stampede; gallop, jog, run, sprint, trot; accelerate, quicken, speed (up); catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtakeAntonyms of lag barrel, bolt, career, course, dash, fly, hasten, hotfoot (it), hurry, race, rip, rocket, run, rush, scoot, scud, scurry, speed, tear, whirl, whisk, whiz (or whizz), zip


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