Đồng nghĩa của slacken

Alternative for slacken

slackens, slackened, slackening

Trái nghĩa: quicken,

Verb

To make or become less taut
loosen relax loose release slack untighten veer become looser make looser ease moderate soften lessen let go unclench undo weaken open reduce work loose diminish unknot relieve mitigate ameliorate let up ease up slacken off untie ease off alleviate unfasten stretch broaden modify come loose unhook unbind liberalise liberalize make slack lax become loose become slack free up become less tense become less stiff become less rigid work free let out expedite cure pacify mollify allay anaesthetize palliate lighten still improve lift anesthetize appease aid facilitate meliorate speed promote abate disburden nurse quiet tranquillize free smooth tranquilize forward cheer comfort assuage doctor calm soothe disengage relent assist further simplify run interference for attend to open the door make easier clear the way speed up let up on salve hearten console gladden uplift solace cheer up succor succour encourage buoy up placate brighten reassure condole assure compose sweeten bolster elevate help boost enliven revitalize lighten up give solace to bring comfort to inspirit put at ease take a load off revitalise buck up unloose relinquish make better set right unwind give condolences to lighten burden reanimate support empathize with commiserate with envigorate make one feel at ease give sympathy to quiet fears sympathize with besoothe invigorate make well give a lift to condole with commiserate quieten become relaxed resolve fix settle hang loose go easy contain quell extinguish control rectify remedy extenuate cool dull give respite to perk up mellow mend heal dispel counteract revive elate buoy vary punctuate inspire enhance stimulate restore stop temper liss subdue interrupt iron out sort out prevent break up leaven ginger up bring respite to patch up bring an end to make bearable refresh loosen up look up jazz up take load off bring aid to make something bearable bring aid put to rights

Verb

To decrease in severity or intensity
abate diminish lessen temper decrease ease flag moderate recede reduce relax relent subside wane dwindle ebb mitigate remit sag slake slack soften weaken ease off ease up get less slacken off taper off become less intense die down drop off fall off slack off let up slow down decline lower taper fade shrink fall away fall peter out drop die out de-escalate tail off die away pall ratchet down phase down drain away sink contract slump attenuate alleviate quell come to an end grow less drop away lighten degenerate cease quieten deteriorate fade away stop restrain decay wind down check terminate droop wither curb crumble calm down plummet quiet drain settle lull tone down depreciate still modify slow deplete devaluate downscale run low wear away melt away close grow smaller calm go downhill become smaller vanish rachet down disappear curtail finish settle down die off evaporate cool off fail shrivel end dull qualify lapse subdue allay assuage dissolve desist dry up wear down downsize plunge wilt slip bate dilute blur extenuate waste away minify become weaker decrement dent modulate slash waste quieten down pass soothe cut down relieve limit lose edge narrow down mollify atrophy minimize blunt fizzle out cut collapse melt evanesce disintegrate erode nosedive halt retrograde control degrade come to a stop pacify trail soft-pedal cut back go down languish clip cool placate release impair trail off depress break off level off slide roll back minimise take the bite out knock down fade out take the sting out take the edge off make less become less make smaller rebate tail away pass away dissipate be forgotten restrict dampen sink into oblivion disappear slowly blow over disengage thin out revise peter retire withdraw loosen elongate rescind trail away shape abbreviate retrench flow away pare down turn down scale down decelerate unlax coast worsen restraint play down thin down phase out dim go through the floor hit the floor debilitate chill out cool it dial down spoil retrogress axe pare regress discontinue elapse couch bring down come down expire quit conclude determine trim run down ax make cutbacks in trim down mark down cast down tighten amortise take down trim back downgrade amortize step down devolve go amputate thin crop abridge grow faint make less strict let up on make less formal ease up on rot dilapidate die molder moulder give way give in become weak adjourn break palliate slack up dead-end leave off run out wink out go dead pack in break up wind up get worse go down the toilet disimprove be neglected hit the skids break down grow worse go bad go down the tubes backslide fall apart become worse be on the way out deaden smooth tranquilize salve becalm lullaby get smaller fall short damp help do less rest quench ameliorate draw to a close address sweeten improve take a breather relax one's efforts hold back take a break pause take a breath descend balm suppress solace resolve rein adjust repress simmer down tranquillize regulate compose hold in appease smother comfort make up reconcile dispose console tune down pour oil on fall down go to pot lag emaciate go to the dogs wear off perish dip come to nothing take a nosedive retreat falter go away tumble grow dim crash go backwards shrivel up deflate relapse disperse go to rack and ruin fold retrocede stagnate fall through dive be in decline nose-dive go to the pack clear flop give out succumb tire faint fizzle wizen depart narrow fall back skid go back move back come to a halt fall to pieces draw back lose ground revert cease to exist go to pieces flatline grow weaker return vitiate debase miscarry totter lose dematerialize fly flee exit slope condense shorten downturn evanish be abandoned crater run dry constrict grow feeble age dispel be disregarded cave in corrode flow back go from bad to worse be no more lose quality go into a tailspin take a turn for the worse take a header be the worse for wear move backward become lower ebb away wither away lose strength lose intensity pine weary sicken grow weak become emaciated clear up reverse give up incline downwards slant down slope down tilt downwards grow mummify slim wrinkle come to grief putrefy mute muffle weather damage lose courage become debilitated go out drift pull out back away drop back become unproductive grow barren grow sterile run its course compress dry telescope get lower go downwards be gone cushion make something worse move away decompose go down the tube lose its effect lose its effectiveness suffer become dilapidated run to seed pejorate go to seed abort misfire compact back retract be on your last legs fall apart at the seams go into decline be used up cease to yield etiolate devalue squeeze fall into disrepair diffuse scatter disassemble drag cheapen buckle back off move further off be handicapped appear in a poor light be impaired be at disadvantage be damaged be shown to disadvantage desiccate cease to be become obsolete grind to a halt constringe capsule capsulize drop down hush deliquesce rarefy die away or out die away or down reach depths scrimp bow out draw away become extinct blast blight become limp hit rock bottom come apart at the seams become unimportant be destroyed unmake come to a halt end come to a an end take in infrigidate freeze freshen ally frost disappear from the face of the earth numb drift back recidivate slip back sink back become stale become marcescent pass off poop out fag out tucker out become less loud lose value adulterate mar undermine injure alloy fold up hit the dirt tip over be precipitated decrease in value decline in price break into pieces close out become shadowy die on vine become indistinct become vague become confused vanish into thin air make faint become blurred lose it miss the mark end in defeat be a fiasco end gradually end in disappointment be worse for wear impoverish cripple tremble limp throw back lose headway turn the clock back turn back founder demise decease croak part bomb bust lose spirit be deficient exterminate ruin abolish go awry go amiss be wanting be insufficient kick in conk out 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 cause to move or proceed at a slower pace
slow decelerate retard brake slack become slower get slower slow down make slower reduce in speed impede slow up delay detain check hinder obstruct stall set back lose speed bog down handicap restrict curb restrain inhibit hold up hold back moderate hamper halt postpone keep back reduce stay lessen decrease retardate mire choke loiter interfere with let up ease up put the brakes on hang up hit the brakes sink temper stunt limit curtail regulate abate lag diminish reef quiet qualify procrastinate embog rein in lose pace reduce speed slack up slacken off lessen one's speed go slower slam on the anchors wind down cut back lose steam back-water let down flaps keep waiting get in the way of cut down anchor it bar block stop dam arrest clog slam on the brakes encumber defer hamstring interrupt put back trammel cumber dawdle baffle flag crimp baulk down poke fetter bog hesitate balk loaf falter put a brake on choke off throw a spanner in the works of take down bring to screeching halt close off throw a monkey wrench in the works of shut off shut down back off cramp stymie thwart prevent frustrate shackle constrain hobble bridle handcuff foil hog-tie manacle embarrass tie up short-circuit forestall control cripple repress suppress deter bork derail prohibit withhold hold stand in the way of contain stifle confine disrupt stem stonewall 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 discontinue 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 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 discourage prorogue crab neutralize occlude muffle defeat bottleneck ruin inconvenience preclude sandbag chain subdue stanch evade congest overload neutralise terminate protract faze circumscribe nullify circumnavigate oppress entangle bring up contravene resist jam cut short clot stuff fight back leash gag bit sidestep skirt imprison close stop up 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 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 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 taboo outlaw enjoin charge discommode bother tether hold off on disconcert get out of blockade fix scrub sidetrack drop brace strangle give disadvantage take out put out of commission put paid to escape bypass beat peg discipline make difficult set limits on impose limits on entrammel foul up screw up put on brakes put an stop to knock off overturn scotch 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 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 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 put a spoke in someone's wheel play for time throttle saddle load screen obscure pigeonhole complicate break off table disband dissolve prorogate recess mothball put aside monkey with 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 put on the shelf hold in abeyance 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

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 flag lallygag lollygag mope poke drag behind ebb 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

Sit, lie, or stand in a lazy, relaxed way
loll lounge flop loaf relax slump sprawl laze slouch idle lie recline rest repose sit bask bum chill dally dawdle dillydally drone footle lazy lean luxuriate drape oneself hang about kick back outspan stretch oneself vegetate goof off hack around kick around lean back loiter slack veg out hang around hang round take it easy hang loose hang out lie back nap sleep doze snooze unbend pause unwind drowse slumber catnap zizz kip lie down slack off have a siesta put one's feet up go to bed recharge one's batteries have a rest sit back refresh oneself get some kip take a siesta wind down be comfortable put feet up take your ease lie still have a snooze lie by take a nap settle back be at ease have a kip let down have a nap take a breather take life easy have a spell mellow out take a rest snatch forty winks cool off have forty winks ease off ease up stretch out do nothing get some shut-eye catch some Zs sit down de-stress take five be calm slow down put your feet up nod off stand down refresh yourself be at leisure chill out lie around lounge around kill time amuse oneself waste time sit around sag laze around loosen up pass time potter lie about sink play take time off mooch entertain oneself enjoy oneself malinger stretch collapse stay loose lounge about loll around be inactive be unoccupied bum around subside fritter away let it all hang out fritter away time take a break languish twiddle your thumbs fool around droop stagnate unbutton let up take time out stall trifle goldbrick skive extend straddle drape lollygag be recumbent spread out loaf about loaf around loll about laze about be prostrate mooch about mooch around make yourself at home lie spread-eagle while away the time flump settle saunter hunch drift be idle bend fritter moulder couch be supine degenerate slummock decompress molder slouch about slouch around plonk oneself plop oneself bat around bat back and forth bat about let yourself go pass the time idle away time fill in time twiddle thumbs go to seed sit on one's hands consume time idle away the hours mark time while away hours be slothful mess around kick your heels be indolent be prone knock around stand around not lift a finger straggle ramble trail spread crumple vacillate fall hang deteriorate exist fritter time away amble wander stooge moon spread-eagle chillax bat meander futz quieten down quieten daydream veg decay hibernate weaken do nothing in particular remain stay haunt hover wait linger frequent doss let one's hair down take one's ease calm down quiet down sunbathe sit heavily retire twiddle one's thumbs lie dormant go to pot be inert siesta plonk yourself mess about fiddle around stretch oneself out be stretched out turn in piddle around while away the hours piddle about fool away while sun warm oneself bludge toast yourself warm yourself sun oneself cover toast oneself swim in fall back drape yourself lay on one's oars while away fanny about bob off kick one's heels rest on one's oars sit back and do nothing stoop extend over stretch over crouch bow wilt stroll piddle shirk evade dream unlax lollop be lazy lay down take one's time knock off have a break simmer down compose oneself breathe easy stop work let your hair down collect oneself make less tense lighten up rest upon feel at home make oneself at home take ten take one's leisure let oneself go settle down lie upon shirk one's duties take things easy

Trái nghĩa của slacken

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