- Someone who is slow; a sluggard.
- (music) A slow song.
- (transitive) To make (something) run, move, etc. less quickly; to reduce the speed of.
- (transitive) To keep from going quickly; to delay; to retard; to hinder the progress of.
- (intransitive) To become slow; to slacken in speed; to decelerate.
- Dutch: vertragen, ophouden
- French: ralentir, freiner
- Taking a long time to move or go a short distance; not quick in motion; proceeding at a low speed; not rapid or swift; moderate; deliberate.
- Not happening in a short time; spread over a comparatively long time; gradual.
- These changes in the heavens, though , produced Like change on sea and land, sidereal blast. --Milton
- Of reduced intellectual capacity; not prompt or quick; not quick to comprehend; dull-witted.
- John is very , he is 10 seconds behind everybody else.
- Not hasty; not precipitate; lacking in promptness; acting with deliberation; tardy; dilatory; sluggish; slothful; inactive.
- He that is to wrath is of great understanding. --Prov. xiv. 29.
- behind, Behind in time; indicating a time early, earlier than the true time.
- That clock is .
- Lacking spirit; boring; dull; deficient in liveliness or briskness.
- Dutch: langzaam, langzame, sloom, slome
- French: lent , lente
- German: langsam
- Italian: tardo , tarda
(trans-top, lacking in promptness; acting with deliberation)
- Spanish: lento
Etymology: slaw, slÄw
- (rare) slowly, Slowly (usually in combinations).
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