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  Words related to retard

Related / Similar Words: idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, half-wit, decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, check, delay

 

Definition:
  • a person of subnormal intelligence;
  • cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate; "This drug will retard your heart rate";
  • lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated";
  • slow the growth or development of; "The brain damage will retard the child''s language development";
  • be delayed;

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    Hyponyms: deaden, slow, slow down, slow up, delay, detain, hold up, dampen, stay

     

    Derivational Morphology: check, delay, retardant, retardent, retardation, deceleration, slowing, slowdown, lag, hold, time lag, postponement, wait, holdup, idiot, imbecile, cretin, moron, changeling, half-wit, mental retardation, backwardness, slowness, subnormality

     

    Anagrams: darter, trader, tetrad, derate, traded

     

     
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