Đồng nghĩa của flag

Alternative for flag

flags, flagged, flagging

Đồng nghĩa: banner, droop, fade, pennant, signal, standard, wave, weaken, wilt,

Noun

A device used to give notice or warning
signal tocsin sign alert indication suggestion mark alarm manifestation evidence token symptom trace proof bell note clue flash signification siren horn hint intimation pointer demonstration giveaway attestation sigil testimony gong knell indicator stamp symbol prognostic gesture nod badge beacon vestige light caution witness high sign cue lead inkling warning index expression reminder tip guide omen marker notion display signpost implication significant indicia whisper tip-off revelation wind prompt show key telltale sign telltale innuendo landmark illustration forewarning model notice impression exhibition substantiation portent prompting suspicion example whiff souvenir insinuation wink word milepost mnemonic sample allusion Mayday hot lead tipoff specimen admonition record augury embodiment measure testament representation heads-up pledge remembrance gauge memorial disclosure showing validation reflection barometer benchmark communication ghost presage feature track standard guideline adumbration basis declaration prod idea gage monument nudge shadow evocation remnant survival warning sign lodestar information SOS bellwether waypost sniff testimonial milestone inference dead giveaway overtone litmus test point of reference guiding light danger signal red flag sneaking suspicion distress signal tip off evincement exemplar denotation type representative conveyance syndrome instance betrayal signature glimmering prodrome trait verification gleam ratio rule indicant formula imputation relic tribute recap zeitgeber recollection remains memory catchword notification exponent aide-memoire reminiscence mention voucher confirmation alarum cross memento epiphany divination premonition documentation corroboration exhibit showcase presentation exposition demo grounds signifier support keepsake info spur jolt stimulus echo goods dope foreshadowing goad jog backing for grounds for reinforcement for support for earnest emblem commemorative smattering announcement iota observation reference register watershed help oracle vision prophecy apocalypse inspiration trail smoking gun inside wire recognition affidavit preamble explanation prefiguration auspice prolegomenon confidential information touch climacteric hunch twit recommendation feed advice warrant pawn gift favour security favor expo breath word to wise flea in ear a word to the wise word to the wise wake-up call climax conception sense say-so credential certificate touchstone meter yardstick corner knowledge feeling faintest message criterion test word of advice piece of advice glimmer bleep okay blinker cairn faintest notion foggiest foggiest notion foggiest idea faintest idea writing on the wall tinge metre guide to signal fire smoke signal flicker modicum connotation undertone tang semblance dash mountain boundary marker innovation hill museum ruins breakthrough stone revolution bend promontory battleground blaze development tree fragment attraction shade soupçon nuance turning point air aura leading light whistle admonishment hooter vantage point scream alarm bell warning device red light shout blast call squeal trumpet warning sound buzzer flap drum scramble alarm signal clock yell cry

Noun

A flat stone slab, typically rectangular or square, used for paving

Noun

A flattened structure of a higher plant, typically green and blade-like, that is attached to a stem directly or via a stalk. Leaves are the main organs of photosynthesis and transpiration

Noun

A variable that can hold a single true/false (1/0) value

Noun

Motherhood and apple pie

Noun

Any of the flat appendages growing from a bird's skin and forming its plumage, consisting of a partly hollow horny shaft fringed with vanes of barbs

Noun

A word or set of words by which a person or thing is known, addressed, or referred to
name title denomination designation handle appellation moniker cognomen epithet appellative identification label monicker tag byname compellation denotation honorific namesake nickname nomenclature term alias allonym anonym forename inscription mark naam pseudonym signature sobriquet surname agname agnomen autograph autonym brand credit eponym heading legend matronymic nomen patronymic prenomen rubric salutation style head monogram sign family name first name given name last name maiden name middle name Christian name pen name proper name pet name place name stage name trade name nom de guerre nom de plume slot tab description soubriquet characterization prename caption endearment hypocoristic informal title term of endearment expression diminutive rank status office word headline locution position affectionate name header form of address wording vocable subheading slogan subtitle hand baptismal name front name birth name banner byword seal familiar name turn of phrase John Hancock identity hypocorism class classification praenomen key word prefix portrayal selfname descriptive phrase descriptive word descriptive expression depiction categorization code name baptism name street name phrase denominator descriptor lemma personal name eke-name to-name nick pretty name AKA assumed name professional name banner headline idiom paternal name maternal name second name article motto morpheme lexeme line usage sound device initials streamer sigil indication stamp undersignature dedication handwriting writing token endorsement impression signatory trademark ink

Verb

To deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
fade fail sink abate decline deteriorate diminish ebb wane wither decrease dwindle lessen slump decay droop emaciate erode go lag languish recede sag weaken wilt peter out taper off die die away faint melt away pall pine succumb waste away weary die down die off die out go downhill fall off drop fall subside degenerate lower shrink regress crumble drop off collapse atrophy taper ease hang shrivel reduce slip disappear waste rot moderate flop relent depreciate let up slacken nosedive tire de-escalate fall away worsen debilitate retrograde disintegrate loll remit slide plummet fade away devolve falter tail off trail lapse phase down ratchet down go down perish break down swag evaporate degrade retrogress contract dip disimprove grow faint grow less descend crash hang down drain away ease off shrivel up sicken get worse become worse go to pieces dissolve vanish hit the skids dangle spoil take a nosedive go down the toilet plunge melt drain stagnate attenuate grow weak wizen tumble grow dim fizzle out give way dive become limp thin impair fold dry up trail off totter fag out wear off go into a decline go backwards fall apart knock out lop slack off wear away go bad skid wear out conk out poop out dim come to an end be in decline cave in slow down nose-dive go down the tubes dry exhaust moulder vitiate debase evanesce enervate flap grow weaker tucker bend bow overtire relax poop molder settle depress bush drape lean relapse become flaccid teeter deplete sling lose ease up wind down downturn die on vine grow worse give out crater fizzle break up fall down age backslide get less lose quality run out tucker out go to pot fall to pieces tire out let down wear down hang loosely be neglected go to rack and ruin be the worse for wear retire withdraw flow away become emaciated temper peak mummify weather be abandoned lose courage mitigate slake soften slack be forgotten be disregarded desiccate lose strength pine away lighten come to a halt come to nothing disperse constrict deflate blast blight suffer devalue minimize halt impoverish cripple minimise tremble limp grow smaller drop down drag cheapen slope buckle dematerialize fly flee be handicapped appear in a poor light be impaired be at disadvantage be damaged be shown to disadvantage become marcescent drop away quieten desist adulterate mar break undermine injure go to the pack be worse for wear alloy corrode go to the dogs lose it become moribund etiolate incline bow out come down become stale be slipping away become less intense slacken off blur amputate close minify cut crop clip abridge soft-pedal hush quiet deliquesce grow feeble rarefy evanish clear be approaching death be in extremis go into a tailspin go through the floor fold up hit the dirt tip over hit the floor be precipitated take a header lose value decrease in value become lower decline in price lose spirit thin out be giving up the ghost be about to die have one foot in the grave be breathing one's last be on one's deathbed be at death's door be on one's last legs depend turn down fatigue stoop become unimportant take the bite out become smaller cut back take the sting out roll back slack up beetle nod knacker shatter pass off fade out become less loud be exhausted be consumed finish end vanish into thin air slouch suspend bend forward be pendent let droop bend downward be loose bust kill long hunger hanker yearn ail brood despond frazzle whack give in become weak bonk flutter flail whip beat wither away shag out do in take it out of drain of energy wear to a frazzle hit the wall prostrate be used up be depleted be on the way out get smaller fall short go soft wear hang limply topple fall limply jerk flounder wiggle stagger quiver toss wave draw to a close disable dilapidate putrefy become debilitated bore bedraggle jade burn out go into decline be on your last legs fall apart at the seams quell alleviate stop cease curb retreat restrain curtail terminate calm down go away downsize trail away devaluate cool off rachet down retrocede downscale run low fall through slow check decrement become less pass away tone down cut down tail away dissipate calm narrow down expire bate depart rebate dull narrow pass dent fall back become weaker go back slash move back draw back lose ground revert cease to exist lose edge flatline blow over quieten down lull return allay dampen miscarry subdue exit assuage condense shorten elapse dilute cool settle down discontinue conclude extenuate run dry determine quit dispel come to a stop level off flow back tighten go from bad to worse take the edge off knock down make smaller be no more break off take a turn for the worse wind up dead-end leave off move backward wink out make less modify peter ebb away lose intensity rescind shape elongate blunt relieve modulate clear up reverse release mollify deaden give up incline downwards slant down slope down tilt downwards grow still disengage slim wrinkle phase out thin down come to grief palliate mute damp muffle damage go out drift pull out back away drop back become unproductive grow barren grow sterile run its course compress abbreviate retrench telescope get lower go downwards be gone cushion soothe make something worse move away limit decompose go down the tube pare down lose its effect lose its effectiveness decelerate unlax coast become dilapidated run to seed pejorate go to seed abort misfire compact back retract cease to yield squeeze fall into disrepair diffuse scatter disassemble scale down back off move further off cease to be become obsolete grind to a halt constringe capsule capsulize chill out cool it die away or out die away or down reach depths scrimp draw away become extinct hit rock bottom come apart at the seams be destroyed unmake come to a halt end come to a an end take in dial down infrigidate freeze freshen ally frost disappear from the face of the earth numb drift back recidivate slip back sink back axe pare break into pieces bring down couch close out become shadowy become indistinct become vague become confused make faint become blurred trim ax make cutbacks in amortise take down trim back downgrade trim down mark down cast down run down qualify amortize step down miss the mark end in defeat be a fiasco end gradually end in disappointment go dead pack in throw back lose headway turn the clock back turn back founder demise decease croak part bomb be deficient exterminate ruin abolish go awry go amiss be wanting be insufficient kick in pass on kick off peg out step out pop off check out be ruined be lacking be found lacking strike out be inadequate not come to ripeness

Verb

To establish what something or who someone is
identify establish ascertain describe determine distinguish recognise recognize discern discover finger know locate recall recollect remember certify confirm corroborate decide deduce divine fix intuit learn settle substantiate validate verify name pinpoint place spot analyse analyze call to mind detect diagnose ferret out figure out find find out formal get a fix on isolate know again know by sight label make certain of mark out pin down point out put a name to put the finger on select single out card decide on key key out make certain make up your mind on peg put your finger on separate settle on suss out tag work out button down determinate diagnosticate ID make out pick out put one's finger on tab mention list see perceive get comprehend appreciate grasp realize realise understand apprehend catch on conceive uncover pick up read notice observe cognize register tell savvy sense twig fathom suss size up catch unearth behold dig descry get to know come to know tumble to become aware of catch on to take in cotton on to nose out hit upon hit on check judge check out assimilate double-check decipher pick up on make sure check up on compass note decode seize make grok become cognizant of have a hunch be aware of become conscious of become aware get the picture cotton to fathom out wise up stumble on figure glean add up contrive clinch be sure come upon get wise to see through be certain catch on to the fact know for certain feel suspect scent guess taste apperceive smell infer deem believe think hold consider credit anticipate just know be cognizant of be conscious of get the impression of get vibes have a funny feeling feel in bones feel in gut get the drift get the idea catch the drift be with it have a feeling feel in your bones get the impression dig up dig out look-see scare up get down pat run down hunt up latch on to turn up hunt down get on to get the hang of scout up dredge up root out track down rout out get down cold

Verb

To appoint or specify as a selection
designate select choose appoint assign nominate elect name depute pick constitute commission delegate earmark identify label place tag induct opt ordain peg charge deputise deputize favor favour finger indicate make mark prefer decide on plump for button down pin down point out put down for settle on co-opt detail determine install specify establish set instal adopt attach decide authorize decree authorise employ allot engage opt for conclude hire fix enroll empower enrol sign up tap single out pick out fix on resolve arrange vote in inaugurate handpick recruit post allocate agree on accredit cast settle cherry-pick stipulate tab take enlist settle upon create slot vote confirm draft install as prescribe order draught decide upon return crown accept point to embrace vote for go for hand-pick put in power distinguish commit entitle contract recognize mandate confer ascribe title show bestow accord schedule pinpoint finalize denote refer figure cast as consign brand recognise award take on resolve on invest invest in arrive at clinch finalise cinch lay down fancy cull judge work out nail down optate come to a decision about entrust advance task signpost send station find employment for conscript vote someone in intrust relegate find a job for promote to design book christen proffer denominate elevate to appropriate spot invite tender define locate trust cap ID limit make a choice make a selection declare announce assign the part to give the part to prearrange peach warrant licence license propose classify solve work put in receive admit ballot agree to rule on give nod swear in farm out vote into office choose by ballot go down the line cast one's vote for bring on board impose found set a date for arbitrate adjudicate deem adjudge gesture towards place trust in instruct dictate put finger on grant promote attribute fix up fix upon square up figure out call the shots on take a decision on square off predestine dub initiate start begin nail close complete delineate select for pass form set up legislate originate agree upon discriminate between set aside take up make choice call for come down in favour of sift out make up one's mind achieve agree seal want wish please desire see fit crave underline notate illustrate plant institute launch enact develop introduce charter pioneer shape innovate organize install in downlink disperse choice reference download dispense exemplify betoken ticket tick impute detail for induct in ordain in institute in stipulate for decide on for choose for will wish for evince trace present connect apply associate organise enjoin hang on hold responsible dole out call the shots make a decision reattribute come to an agreement come to a conclusion come to a decision mark off show the position of check off demand espouse incline toward feel disposed to yearn love like be inclined toward put lay put in place vouchsafe lay on invest with place on put on

Verb

To emphasize, stress, or indicate the importance of

Verb

To make a gesture of group affiliation (especially with a gang) from a distance

Verb

Fail to keep up with another or others in movement or development
lag delay linger dawdle loiter dally trail idle saunter straggle tarry hang back shilly-shally crawl creep decrease diddle dillydally dilly-dally diminish dither drag drop fail fall back fall behind lallygag lollygag mope poke drag behind ebb slacken trail behind wane falter hobble inch jelly limp lounge move slowly plod procrastinate retard shuffle slouch slow stagger stay tail tool trudge bring up the rear not keep pace be behind drop back drop behind fall off inch along put off slow up drag one's feet lose strength get no place fast drag your feet stroll loll loaf mooch mosey skulk shamble dabble drift amble pause lurk wander traipse slough go slowly hover ramble halt hang about hang out pass time fritter away wait hang around waste time putter remain kill time stall meander lag behind goof around potter mark time stay put stick around horse around stop tootle pootle hesitate temporize take one's time temporise walk slowly fool around toddle potter around hang fire bide rest swan while away time bimble ooze maunder vacillate walk roam take your time trifle tramp hang round tromp fanny about kick around wait around lounge about hang on hum and haw bum around do nothing much play a waiting game pass the time abide lose time nose filibuster snail lodge fribble hold back dwell doodle totter goof off promenade perambulate stray defer postpone stravaig be slow hike creak along warm a chair fool about potter about rove waver haver putter around fiddle around beat the meat monkey around potter round swither stump adjourn play for time sit tight ankle put off doing something use delaying tactics take a stroll let the grass grow under one's feet take the air mess around spin one's wheels fart around go for a walk sashay hold off stay behind take a walk be indecisive percolate prowl creep around twiddle your thumbs idle away the hours fill in time fritter burn daylight fiddle about piddle fritter away time take one's own sweet time while away the time slack streel shirk schlepp along coast float trill go for a stroll kick about diddle-daddle traik stonewall fluctuate boondoggle fritter time away lie in wait for take it easy stroll along pussyfoot around drag your heels hem and haw blow hot and cold shlep along sit around scrounge around loiter along sit on one's butt fool with while away trifle with go aimlessly buy time play games with twiddle stay close wait about wait nearby range move at a snail's pace prolong protract stumble play stay nearby goldbrick cool dangle droop sag lumber futz around kick the can down the road postpone action defer action take a raincheck be undecided suspend action let slide drag one's heels be dilatory remit shelve straddle hang down err scramble spread stop over dodder waddle peregrinate be late string out be strung out poke around hold the phone galumph clump stomp lump flounder scuffle scuff stamp barge slog hold up put over lay over hold over draggle hoof it get some exercise boogie get some air walk casually gander stand lurch shift pound flog change stick settle scuff one's feet put on hold put back hold off on put on ice leave to another time suspend prorogue reschedule put on the back burner hang reside await limp along creep along perch endure nest continue outstay squat bunk roost hang heavy wear on advance slowly appear to pass slowly slow down go on too long go on and on relax go at a snail's pace become tedious hold on sweat it out hold the fort keep on remain behind put down roots establish yourself be left stay out establish oneself play the fool prat about have a laugh muck around loll around have a lark act the fool lounge around chill out laze around rest up lark around play around mooch around faff about fiddle amuse oneself muck about clown around clown

Verb

To set apart for a special use
earmark reserve designate label tag allocate assign keep appropriate consecrate dedicate devote mark save set aside hypothecate identify keep back lay aside set apart allocate to allot allot to maintain name set by slot tab commit to devote to give up to pledge to give over to mark down put aside mark out put to one side apportion give put away allow store consign stash appoint pledge apply commit grant retain hold conserve withhold preserve mete ration budget stash away spare hand out put by hoard distribute stockpile surrender stow away lot sacrifice award divvy indicate share out give over squirrel away give out dish out portion out divvy up fix stow afford secure set stipulate specify cache treasure administer issue portion dispense offer vow bind obligate keep in reserve hang on to lay away lay by share donate bestow dole out deal out decide on admeasure cut slice parcel out mete out divide up shell out divide out measure out ration out salt away lay up engage dole husband concern lay in split up cut the pie occupy squirrel state pinpoint define restrict particularize hold back defer amass collect leave store up keep out bank ticket gather particularise economize accumulate docket hide away deduct remit provide economise make known make available put a label on attach tags to entrust hallow enshrine bless confide present sanctify determine occupy oneself give away concern oneself prorate deal designate for earmark for budget for appropriate for relegate divide prescribe send set aside for fork out select choose nominate elect pick depute constitute commission delegate place induct opt peg ordain deputise charge deputize finger prefer favour make favor plump for settle on pin down co-opt put down for button down point out partition disburse confer hand over pass out carve up transfer pass round accord split vest parcel disseminate disperse deliver trust turn over intrust hand task transmit supply measure furnish refer impart pass repose circulate slice up present to devolve cast relinquish hand round shift endow convey piece up reassign dish up pass on vouchsafe confer on bestow on award to serve present with gift with move endow with fork over invest enroll attach commend proffer dispatch burden cede recommend bequeath submit gift saddle enrol tender authorize cut up ascribe authorise extend make over accord to vest in donate to assign to yield hand on furnish with honour with lot out sign over impart to hand out to decorate with give round dole something out give something out partition out assess put detail relocate scoop ladle produce serve up spoon inflict lay dish something out discharge part halve hand something out find employment for advance divert curb quota regulate proportion find a job for install reward install as lend second direct pin redirect give with decree render will channel come across with cut in break up slice the pie put a ceiling on level concede crown give custody of leave with give custody give free rein deposit with trot out place at disposal entrust with instal charge with spread out regionalize reorganize scatter go fifty-fifty go even-steven create encumber load alienate deed alien change abdicate instate target aim equip lay on grant to give out to extend to sweeten the kitty giving honor give to vouchsafe to separate broadcast outfit accoutre provision decide fix up kit out fit up pass around rig out diffuse stock fit out propagate arm begive pay out accommodate volunteer lavish contribute establish arrange distribute to bequeath to consign to invest in apportion to afford to decentralise decentralize reorganise come through honor with kick in put out lavish on render to entrust to heap on deposit stake agree on promise employ destine provide with bless with supply with contribute to give up leave to

Verb

To procrastinate or be lazy, especially with work or responsibilities
slack idle shirk neglect relax skive bludge dodge doss be inactive be indolent waste time be lazy bob off goof off take it easy bunk off lounge about slack off sit back and do nothing lounge laze loaf bum loiter goldbrick loll dawdle lazy dally vegetate chill dillydally footle drone hang about kick back veg out kick around hack around hang around hang out malinger lounge around kill time do nothing bum around hang round sit around fritter away fool around slow down lie slouch stall trifle bask laze around loaf about loll about loll around loaf around lie around be slothful fritter away time knock around mooch around stand around be unoccupied not lift a finger while away hours pass time mooch about mark time twiddle thumbs unwind daydream veg creep flop slump sprawl lie about languish piddle around fool away piddle about while away the hours stagnate lie down on job recline rest fritter while repose sit degenerate slummock moulder potter lollygag lean luxuriate molder stretch oneself outspan drape oneself fanny about bat back and forth lay on one's oars slouch about bat about slouch around kick one's heels sit back go to seed rest on one's oars while away laze about bat around kick your heels slacken hang loose lie back lean back scrimshank skulk wag gold-brick be remiss be negligent skive off play truant play hookey dodge the column swing the lead play the wag evade one's duty drift mooch saunter stroll piddle evade dream shirk one's duties take things easy let down while away the time be idle dilly-dally linger mope tarry putter delay mess around lag horse around drag diddle crawl procrastinate poke lallygag shilly-shally fiddle around goof around wait moon bat potter around futz twiddle your thumbs put off mess about drag your feet trail amble fiddle droop straggle stay vacillate decline plod dither stooge pause come to a halt fiddle about act the fool play around grind to a halt muck about clown take your time get no place fast do nothing much deteriorate fribble wander doodle stand still decay play fool about fritter time away hesitate hibernate hover be slow shuffle stagger putter around monkey around falter potter about hang fire fall behind while away time be inert potter round beat the meat pass the time idle away time fill in time not keep pace sit on one's hands consume time idle away the hours amuse oneself chill out lie dormant drag one's feet take one's time spin one's wheels fart around lag behind exist weaken hang meander remain haunt frequent make yourself at home go to pot do nothing in particular chillax twiddle lark twiddle one's thumbs be long be tardy be dilatory stooge around mosey shamble ramble halt go slowly slough dabble lurk traipse temporize stonewall take a breather put your feet up take five take a break puddle mosey around temporise totter filibuster put off doing something stay put use delaying tactics let the grass grow under one's feet hang on play for time play a waiting game hold back be indecisive wait around hum and haw buy time futz around rust rot fall fester trammel become stagnant stultify constipate be sluggish stifle hang back fall back decrease drop fail diminish lie fallow not move go stale go bad go rancid go off wane trail behind drag behind ebb slow retard tail inch hobble trudge tool move slowly limp jelly toddle diddle-daddle bring up the rear fall off inch along drop behind be behind drop back slow up shlep along scrounge around lose strength warm a chair sit on one's butt

Verb

To fail suddenly and completely
collapse fail founder fold end fizzle flop fluff tank bomb crater flatline flounder flunk miscarry terminate languish break down fall flat fall through be frustrated not succeed be unsuccessful fall short flame out go wrong be in vain fizzle out go awry come to grief come unstuck go belly-up lack success miss the mark be found deficient be found wanting come a cropper come to a halt come to naught come to nothing turn out badly fall by the wayside be found lacking come apart at the seams go down like a lead balloon go to pieces foul up screw up slip up trip up abort misfire miss meet with disaster backfire strike out wash out bite the dust run aground be defeated suffer defeat not come up to scratch go astray go up in smoke fall to pieces end in tears go down the tube end in failure yield give crumple buckle be ruined underperform go pear-shaped cave in underachieve flummox not work nose-dive do badly go to the wall not pass drop out not make the grade not come up to the mark meet with failure go broke go bankrupt go phut disintegrate go adrift go amiss fail to happen bust miss the target go off course rebound boomerang go badly fall apart plough close tumble implode go go bust grind to a halt not come off bellyflop plow lose money fall go on the rocks crash be a disappointment be a disaster wreck plunge submerse wallow go out come apart go haywire come to a sticky end come to a bad end slip blunder go under be lost go to bottom go down not pass muster go downhill be demoted miss the boat hit the skids fall flat on your face lay an egg be rejected hit rock bottom blow up in someone's face go by the board be a failure disappoint lose wane dissolve die vanish disappear fail miserably sink without trace go out of business blow it bomb out end in defeat be a fiasco end in disappointment die out come to an end fade away peter out recoil be abortive decline hit bottom lose status deteriorate play into lose out go down swinging backslide back wrong horse lose control miss fire gang agley explode fail to go off poop out fizz out come back on have an adverse effect on rebound on fail to work out reverberate redound affect badly recoil on redound on cool off taper off ebb die off blow over let up ease off tail off wilt remit trail away wither away trail off

Verb

(welcome in) To officially celebrate the coming or arrival of
welcome celebrate hail cheer salute toast commemorate fete applaud usher in drink to lap up drink in eat up pay homage to pay tribute to drink a toast to praise honour lionize honor lionise extol commend make much of acclaim laud eulogize glorify compliment tout accredit sing the praises of speak highly of eulogise crack up big up exalt admire approve congratulate panegyrize emblazon hymn rave about boost recommend express approval of express admiration for hear it for clap recognize entertain ballyhoo magnify flatter treat vaunt stroke approve of rave root big something up cry someone up praise to the skies kudize pat on the back recognise cry something up wine and dine give it up for hand it to cry up festival holiday feast adore revere venerate carol extoll bless idolize resound encourage favour favor rhapsodize over rhapsodize about plug support idolise worship reverence sing paeans to roll out the red carpet hold reception for give ovation give a round of applause put your hands together give a hand show your appreciation give a standing ovation express respect for give a big hand look on with favour build up put on a pedestal wax lyrical speak well of adulate wax lyrical about heap praise on push go into raptures over say nice things about throw bouquets at go into raptures about crack someone up crack something up blow horn puff up give kudos give approval give a bouquet give a posy fête bring out the red carpet for someone kill the fatted calf for someone hold a reception for someone hurrah hurray affirm uphold root for appreciate aggrandize proclaim respect dignify distinguish acknowledge take one's hat off to value esteem ennoble sing give recognition to show appreciation of credit look up to enthuse about endorse prize immortalize erect uprear sublime immortalise pay respects to take your hat off to promote praise enthusiastically gush about enthuse over hero-worship hallow sanctify memorialize gush over sanction decorate felicitate rave over show gratitude to be grateful for observe apotheosize go on about express delight over go wild about be mad about signalize hats off to give accolades to give credit to gold star signalise memorialise sound the praises of hold in high regard hold in high esteem pat on back give glad hand give bouquet give key to city roll out red carpet express admiration of herald crack-up countenance mention build rhapsodize rhapsodise mob show appreciation for advocate sing praises publicize solemnize celebritize pay respects bestow honour on deify cite belaud give credit for solemnise publicise sing praises of take off hat to hand it to one make famous halo lift intensify transfigure give someone a pat on the back make a fuss of show respect make a fuss over love brag about givea bouquet hold in awe notice bring the house down set on pedestal set on a pedestal exaggerate cherish reward enhance elevate give a boost to give it up strike gently augment applaud someone to the echo glamorize increase regard consider clap one's hands rate highly canonize romanticize idealize brag boast overstate adorn add dignity to enshrine glamourize raise glamour up lift up be thankful for attach importance to have appreciation for advance overvalue add distinction to heroize hike romanticise glamorise idealise canonise add lustre to express approval for think highly of hold in respect hug put up wish one well wish happy returns give regards give a big cigar wish joy to rejoice with

Verb

To indicate or be a foreshadow of
signal indicate herald signify betoken augur portend presage mean announce foretell imply foreshadow promise denote harbinger forebode spell bode foretoken prophesy mark designate threaten reveal manifest identify point to warn of amount to add up to be a warning of be a sign of be an indication of be an omen of be evidence of be symptomatic of give a warning of be a symptom of predict proclaim foreshow adumbrate be a harbinger of suggest forecast prognosticate forerun prefigure forewarn vaticinate bespeak show omen give notice of divine call read usher in comprise constitute flash knell approximate to express communicate wink be equivalent to intimate pronounce hint spell out foresee preindicate soothsay tell of crystal-ball flag up have a hunch launch celebrate introduce equal blink add up premonish declare sense feel declare arrival ring something in intuit see coming display give warning of indicate the coming of forespell warn sanction be in the cards hint at precede make known register be the harbinger of be a presage of have a feeling be tantamount to forewarn of forbode auspicate previse spae anticipate boil down to come down to shadow telegraph show in ballyhoo tout figure out call it psych out matter call the shots come before be a forerunner exhibit represent evidence be a precursor of pave the way for open the way for symbolize convey connote pave the way be in the wind stand for symbolise disclose evince tell sign bear talk insinuate carry purport project expect speculate envisage figure make book dope out say envision estimate calculate bid fair imagine conjecture see guess predetermine reckon apprehend foreknow gage gather determine surmise reason conclude gauge hazard a guess call the turn tip visualise visualize picture suppose fancy presume judge consider presuppose croak typify infer plan demonstrate psych it out see it coming reflect be indicative of back nap offer stop message think of outline obfuscate darken obscure mist cloud sketch to foreshadow see the future forereckon type be an omen divulge psych dope be an early indication of shadow forth import assert betide note witness call the shot see something coming crystal ball it look lead you to expect seem likely look like lead to expect show signs of hold a probability of hold probability hold out hope give hope give hope of give every indication of show all the signs lead one to expect bring hope give an indication of give good grounds for expecting hold out hopes of hypothesize ascertain believe deduce theorize posit postulate discern think trust deem contemplate suspect daresay perceive forespeak halsen assume espy entertain prevision premise understand foretaste preknow hypothesise forefeel theorise size up plan for come to the conclusion crystal ball be inclined to think bargain for regard as likely take for granted take it contemplate the possibility of draw the inference get the idea plan on watch for bargain on take it as given be hopeful of have sneaking suspicion reckon on count upon count chickens have a hunch of wait for be prepared for count on think likely allow for be afraid be of the opinion prepare for pre-empt bank on see in the cards figure on think it likely be afraid of hope for look for tell in advance see handwriting on wall crystal-ball divine

Verb

To prevent from progress
retard arrest check decelerate delay handicap brake clog detain hinder impede obstruct encumber postpone slow down stall defer hamper curb hamstring hold back hold up inhibit set back slow up interrupt keep back put back restrain restrict slacken slow cumber stay trammel baffle baulk balk bog choke crimp dawdle decrease down falter fetter hesitate interfere with lessen loaf loiter mire poke reduce retardate put a brake on back off bog down choke off close off hang up let up shut down shut off take down bring to screeching halt throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of block stop cramp stymie thwart prevent frustrate shackle halt constrain bar limit hobble bridle handcuff foil hog-tie manacle embarrass curtail tie up short-circuit forestall control cripple repress suppress deter bork derail prohibit withhold hold dam stand in the way of get in the way of contain stifle confine moderate regulate disrupt stem stonewall rein in counteract put off oppose keep suspend avert stave off hold in get in the way put an end to hold down catch burden tie interfere smother freeze govern straiten scupper tame debar interdict ward off weigh down shut out cut off nip in the bud keep lid on still pause circumvent counter shelve diminish discontinue stunt intermit staunch muzzle rein constrict disadvantage draw up measure rule reschedule bind forbid pull up fetch up make late avoid keep under control keep in check put on hold lose speed put the brakes on choke back hem in bottle up cork pull in bring to a standstill defend against head off stem the flow of hold off put a stop to sabotage keep waiting embog discourage prorogue crab neutralize occlude muffle defeat bottleneck ruin inconvenience preclude sandbag chain subdue stanch evade congest overload neutralise procrastinate terminate protract faze circumscribe nullify circumnavigate oppress entangle bring up contravene resist cut back jam cut short clot stuff fight back leash gag bit sidestep skirt imprison close stop up hit the brakes ward can steer clear of box in spoil keep a lid on bite back gaol jail rule out hold over keep in cramp one's style be a hindrance to ease up lock up put at a disadvantage saddle with keep within bounds cool off place at a disadvantage clog up plug up bring to an end keep the lid on cool kill gum up bung up end straitjacket sink cause to wait cause to stay remit dissuade from impair prolong debilitate withstand enmesh net ensnare capture dissuade quash snag prevent from making progress incommode barricade block up drag one's feet tie one's hands get bogged down sideline entrap discomfit rattle temper taboo outlaw enjoin charge discommode bother tether hold off on disconcert get out of blockade fix scrub sidetrack drop brace strangle slam on the brakes give disadvantage take out put out of commission put paid to escape bypass beat peg discipline lag abate make difficult set limits on impose limits on entrammel foul up screw up put on brakes put an stop to knock off overturn scotch quiet qualify reef chill obviate intercept forfend keep at bay turn aside stave fend off keep off anticipate give a hard time stand fence deflect put a limit on louse up dampen incarcerate intern harness wreck put the stopper on stump ditch take wind out of upset outwit crash do for juke put the kibosh on unsettle throw a spanner in the works throw a spoke in the wheel of cool down back-water lose steam cut down wind down anchor it hold in check keep a tight rein on keep tight rein on button up squelch swallow keep down box up keep in line tie down impound bring under control have on a tight leash sit on put away pin down pull back rein back guide direct crack down hogtie delimit ban lock in coop up fence in close in immure deny concuss shut in deprive shotgun disallow necessitate let down flaps stand still come to a standstill not move stand off peter out repulse rebuff checkmate wrong adjourn put half nelson on slacken pace treat unfairly do a disservice to give a disadvantage to treat harshly be unfair to put in an unfavourable position treat unfavourably tell against inflict a handicap on cease go slower slack put a spoke in someone's wheel play for time lose pace reduce speed lessen one's speed slam on the anchors slack up slacken off throttle saddle load screen obscure pigeonhole complicate break off table disband dissolve prorogate recess become slower mothball put aside monkey with make slower push back lay on the table put on back burner count out take a rain check on put in abeyance file lay off lay aside break up inactivate put on the back burner hang fire quit pink-slip put in cold storage call a halt to keep in abeyance put on ice waive lay over omit get slower put on the shelf hold in abeyance reduce in speed lumber laden lade overtax weight freight stress strain tax overwhelm overburden plug bung obturate die squeeze dam up gibbet drown fill gunge up wring stopper fill up silt up noose silence cork up calm submerge quell deaden pocket desist cap compose finish mitigate leave off conceal quench break forgo eschew master forbear refuse simmer down tranquilize soothe desist from cancel give up divert pacify overpower modulate tranquillize abstain renounce tone down overcome pack in kick settle proscribe stamp out put a lid on damp abandon mellow collect disturb lull squash hide damp down exclude dodge gulp back soften extinguish quieten shush crack down on allay pick off shun ease abjure clamp down on reject refrain from cut out give over pull the plug on pack up do without soft-pedal keep from abstain from forbear from corner conquer determine mute set affect influence mollify adjust conclude abort duck ostracize bottle cover up shorten abbreviate abridge censor disadvise scare immobilize cut keep secret make illegal immobilise close out belay lullaby refrain quelch suffocate jam up becalm salve embargo hush pass palliate save ostracise get the better of forswear pre-empt help repel turn off shake estop defend talk out of assuage place a limit on throw cold water on placate dispose forsake relax call it quits call a halt put a damper on mark off stop oneself pour cold water on come to a stop leave alone appease comfort balm come to a halt bite one's lip withhold from prevent oneself from swear off restrain oneself from steer clear prevent yourself from not give in to stop oneself from fight off manage tie someone down hang on hold the fort resist attack fight choke something back cushion relieve come down hard on crush hold something in demarcate re-collect act against cross destroy gulp monitor keep control of bound left out keep feeling inside oneself enclose trap bring to naught collar discountenance veto boycott blacklist rally recover inspect disfavour disfavor warn indispose frighten deprecate keep on a string park garrote garrotte gain control over gain mastery over inc retain specify demark prescribe seal caulk elude keep a rein on bring into line disqualify keep from happening define delimitate girdle not allow to go beyond keep within the limits of criminalize set a limit on say goodbye to cut into break into block out close up put the brakes on take out of play snuff bring an end to drag feet hold captive clip someone's wings put out hush up heap shower shroud blackball except eliminate choke up pack put a ceiling on arrive buck lay down the law to someone nix spike put straitjacket on throw monkey wrench in cramp someone's style resolve reconcile solace make up console tune down keep hold of tamper sever keep within limits block off confuse hold the line declare taboo criminalise trouble conflict override exile draw the line on mince check oneself turn down make it impossible for make impossible make it impracticable for give the thumbs down to declare illegal put the chill on give the red light to say no refuse to pay shut out of freeze out temperate tongue-tie ice dispense with make impracticable miss stay away from make up for deny yourself shake off break the habit of skip out on get around shrink from shirk stay away restrain from counterbalance skip shy from negate get there draw to a halt haul up reach a standstill bulwark guard let call off axe erode elide undermine dock truncate syncopate decide fight shy of resist the temptation to take the pledge give a wide berth to go on the wagon avoid doing sit out be temperate pass up not touch have nothing to do with not do take the cure jack in bring to a close bring to a halt parry alleviate dummy up dry up shut up get back at reply beat off defend yourself retaliate put up a fight riposte meet halfway cool out play down rescind scrap call bring repeal revoke recall clip take a breather from put on a back burner sway cover fend enfetter enchain gyve pinion cheat damage weaken compromise condition dictate form shape mould chain up clap secure cuff stop dead break short leave unfinished stop cold stop short stop in full flow internalize stroke reassure fall scratch cry off ax internalise modify touch alter underlie safeguard against secure against protect against shield against seize predispose mold incline work on shepherd directionalize act on rock to sleep take the sting out take it easy chill out settle down quiet down ease off take the edge lay back stand up for guard against skirt round defend oneself against keep at arm's length take impact on exert influence on put in irons clap in irons lick expropriate grab snatch commandeer have an effect on be a factor in act like a wet blanket stop midstream mark down retrench lower economize economise contract slash infringe encroach on tie someone's hands have an impact on attack ambush challenge gentle humble knock it off put in chains cow appropriate interlope confront shortstop accost interpose hijack tackle waylay buttonhole reclaim bust keep under wraps keep inside black out clamp down come down on take severe measures against take stern measures against tighten up on get tough pounce on take on get tough on come down on like a ton of bricks come down heavily on water down get a grip on swoop down on cut in take away forego make off with quit cold cease to indulge in go without lay off of kick the habit kick over head off at pass elapse lapse expire go waver dither stagger vacillate wabble teeter balance wobble scruple limp stumble whiffle wind up dead-end wink out come to an end bring to a stop be over call it a day close down be suspended put a sock in draw to a close be abandoned come to a close blow the whistle on hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill be broken off shilly-shally wiggle-waggle draw to a stand hang back come to rest