Thesaurus

retards

verb
present tense third-person singular of retard

Synonyms & Antonyms of retards

to cause to move or proceed at a less rapid pace
  • an herbicide to retard the growth of weeds

Synonyms for retards

Words Related to retards

Near Antonyms for retards

Antonyms for retards

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About retards

Thesaurus Entries Near retards

retarding

retards

retaught

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Retards.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/retards. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on retards

Nglish: Translation of retards for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of retards for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!