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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (verb) slow down

Synonyms: unbend, loosen up, decompress, unwind, relax, slow down Definition: become less tense, rest, or take one's ease Usage: He relaxed in the hot tub; Let's all relax after a hard day's work

Hypernyms: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: slow down, decelerate Definition: reduce the speed of Usage: He slowed down the car

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: retard, slow, slow down, slow up, decelerate Definition: lose velocity; move more slowly Usage: The car decelerated

Hypernyms: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range Usage: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester; The cabin pressure fell dramatically; her weight fell to under a hundred pounds; his voice fell to a whisper

Synonyms: slack, slacken, slow, slow down, slow up Definition: become slow or slower Usage: Production slowed

Hypernyms: weaken Definition: become weaker Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days

Synonyms: slow, slow down, slow up Definition: cause to proceed more slowly Usage: The illness slowed him down

Hypernyms: retard, slow, slow down, slow up, decelerate Definition: lose velocity; move more slowly Usage: The car decelerated