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werkwoord

1 slow

Lose velocity; move more slowly.

synoniemen: decelerate, retard, slow down, slow up.

Nederlands: vertragen



2 slow

Become slow or slower:
— Production slowed.

synoniemen: slack, slacken, slow down, slow up.

Nederlands: vertragen

3 slow

Cause to proceed more slowly:
— The illness slowed him down.

synoniemen: slow down, slow up.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 slow

Not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time.

Roget 685: leisure, leisurely; slow etc. 275; deliberate, quiet, calm, undisturbed; at leisure, at one's ease, at loose ends, at a loose end.   

Roget 174: moderate; lenient etc. 740; gentle, mild, mellow; cool, sober, temperate, reasonable, measured; tempered etc. ... meer laten zien

Roget 133: late, tardy, slow, behindhand, serotine, belated, postliminious, posthumous, backward, unpunctual, untimely; delayed, postponed; dilatory ... meer laten zien

Roget 110: durable; lasting etc. v.; of long duration, of long-standing; permanent, endless, chronic, long-standing; intransient, intransitive; intransmutable, persistent; ... meer laten zien

2 slow

At a slow tempo.

3 slow

Slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity:
— Worked with the slow students.

synoniemen: dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse.

Pools: tępogłowy, tępy

4 slow

used of timepieces Indicating a time earlier than the correct time.

5 slow

So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.

synoniemen: boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, tedious, tiresome, wearisome.

Roget 841: wearying etc. v.; wearing; wearisome, tiresome, irksome; uninteresting, stupid, bald, devoid of interest, dry, monotonous, dull, ... meer laten zien

Roget 843: dull, dull as ditch water; unentertaining, uninteresting, flat, dry as dust; unfunny, unlively, logy [U.S.]; unimaginative; insulse; dry as dust; prosy, prosing, ... meer laten zien

Pools: nieinteresujący, niezajmujący, nudny

6 slow

of business Not active or brisk:
— Business is dull (or slow).

synoniemen: dull, sluggish.

Roget 683: inactive; motionless etc. 265; unoccupied etc. (doing nothing) 681; unbusied.    indolent, lazy, slothful, idle, ... meer laten zien

Roget 275: slow, slack; tardy; dilatory etc. (inactive) 683; gentle, easy; leisurely; deliberate, gradual; insensible, imperceptible; ... meer laten zien

Roget 172: inert, inactive, passive; torpid etc. 683; sluggish, dull, heavy, flat, slack, tame, slow, ... meer laten zien

bijwoord

1 slow

Without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'):
— He spoke slowly.
— Please go slow so I can see the sights.

synoniemen: easy, slowly, tardily.

2 slow

Of timepieces:
— The clock is almost an hour slow.

synoniem: behind.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Boeotian, Micawberish, after time, almost unheard-of, ambling, apathetic, arid, arrest, arrested, averse, back, backpedal, backward, backwater, balking, balky, barren, behind, behind the times, behind time ... meer laten zien.

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