Definitions

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  • v. decelerate

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. reduce the speed of
  • v. cause to proceed more slowly
  • v. become slow or slower
  • v. lose velocity; move more slowly
  • v. become less tense, rest, or take one's ease

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Other controls of attention slow down our thinking so we canplan and complete tasks competently and efficiently.

    A Mind at a Time

  • As if pretending to be married would make this less confusing .... are we supposed to believe that Miss Robinson is the father of her child also? slow down now! first off, are we supposed to believe your name is actually Miguel?

    Gay/Lesbian Forum

  • Almost a week into December and the weather warmed a little; Shortland ordered the two big slavers to slow down and let Friendship catch up.

    Morgan’s Run

  • Toxins slow down the time it takes for you to feel full this is called the satiety response time.

    The Fiber35 Diet

  • Pickets were stationed outside the ramparts to warn of attack and to slow down the enemy.

    The Spartacus War

  • Polydamus first gave him a letter from the king reporting on his ambitious war plans in the east, to which Parmenion commented that Alexander ought to slow down after already achieving so many conquests.

    Alexander the Great

  • In reality, of course, June is the month when things slow down and people start taking vacations, but the dean and the communist history department are used to the twisted truth.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • The Panther that Rickelton had taxied was one of those pushed over the side in an effort to slow down the fire.

    First Man

  • QWERTY was invented by Christopher Latham Sholes, who designed this keyboard to slow down typists.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • Homophily can therefore act to slow down the rate of diffusion in a system.

    Diffusion of Innovations

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  • Or, on another note, "OOWWWWW!!!! If you want our love to last."

    June 6, 2009

  • You've got to make the morning last.

    June 6, 2009

  • You move too fast

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