Explicație slow în Dicționarul Englez Englez

slow

(slō )

verb
lose velocity
move more slowly
"The car decelerated"

verb
become slow or slower
"Production slowed"

verb
cause to proceed more slowly
"The illness slowed him down"

adjectiv
(of business) not active or brisk
"business is dull (or slow)"
"a sluggish market"

adjectiv
slow to learn or understand
lacking intellectual acuity
"so 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"- Thackeray
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adjectiv
not moving quickly
taking a comparatively long time
"a slow walker"
"the slow lane of traffic"
"her steps were slow"
"he was slow in reacting to the news"
"slow but steady growth"

adjectiv
at a slow tempo
"the band played a slow waltz"

adjectiv
(used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time
"the clock is slow"

adjectiv
so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
"a 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"


adverb
without speed (`slow'' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'')
"he spoke slowly"
"go easy here--the road is slippery"
"glaciers move tardily"
"please go slow so I can see the sights"

adverb
of timepieces
"the clock is almost an hour slow"
"my watch is running behind"




Antonime:
(adjectiv) fast
(adverb) apace, rapidly, quickly
(verb) accelerate, quicken, speed



Sinonime:
(adverb) behind, easy, slowly(adjectiv) boring, dense, dim, dull, dumb, irksome, obtuse, sluggish, tedious, tiresome, wearisome
(verb) decelerate, retard, slack, slacken