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Engelsk tillægsord: slow

1. slow not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA slow walker.
The slow lane of traffic.
Her steps were slow.
He was slow in reacting to the news.
Slow but steady growth.


Termer med lignende betydningbumper-to-bumper, dilatory, drawn-out, laggard, lazy, long-play, long-playing, pokey, poky, slow-moving, sluggish, sulky


Se ogsågradual, unhurried


Kendetegnerfastness, speed, swiftness


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)fast

2. slow at a slow tempo


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe band played a slow waltz.


Termer med lignende betydningadagio, andante, larghetto, larghissimo, largo, lentissimo, lento, moderato


Overordnet emneområdemusic


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)fast

3. slow slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSo dense he never understands anything I say to him.
Never met anyone quite so dim.
Although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick.
Dumb officials make some really dumb decisions.
He was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse.
Worked with the slow students.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse


Termer med lignende betydningstupid


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)smart

4. slow (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe clock is slow.


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)fast

5. slow so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA boring evening with uninteresting people.
The deadening effect of some routine tasks.
A dull play.
His competent but dull performance.
A ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention.
What an irksome task the writing of long letters is.
Tedious days on the train.
The tiresome chirping of a cricket.
Other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, tedious, tiresome, wearisome


Termer med lignende betydninguninteresting


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)interesting

6. slow (of business) not active or brisk


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBusiness is dull (or slow).
A sluggish market.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dull, sluggish


Termer med lignende betydninginactive


Overordnet emneområdebusiness, business enterprise, commercial enterprise


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)active


Engelsk biord: slow

1. slow without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe spoke slowly.
Go easy here--the road is slippery.
Glaciers move tardily.
Please go slow so I can see the sights.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)easy, slowly, tardily


Overordnet anvendelsecolloquialism


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)apace, chop-chop, quickly, rapidly, speedily

2. slow of timepieces


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe clock is almost an hour slow.
My watch is running behind.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)behind


Engelsk udsagnsord: slow

1. slow (om ændring) lose velocity; move more slowly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe car decelerated.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)decelerate, retard, slow down, slow up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdecrease, diminish, fall, lessen


Mere specifikke termerdelay, detain, hold up, slow, slow down, slow up


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)accelerate, quicken, speed up, speed

2. slow (om ændring) become slow or slower


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningProduction slowed.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)slack, slacken, slow down, slow up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerweaken

3. slow (om ændring) cause to proceed more slowly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe illness slowed him down.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)slow down, slow up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdecelerate, retard, slow, slow down, slow up


Mere specifikke termerbog, bog down, clog, constipate









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