Engelsk ordbog

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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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