Synonyms for lag

Synonyms for (noun) lag

Synonyms: retardation, lag, slowdown

Definition: the act of slowing down or falling behind

Similar words: delay, holdup

Definition: the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time

Synonyms: stave, lag

Definition: one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket

Similar words: slat, spline

Definition: a thin strip (wood or metal)

Synonyms: lag, meantime, meanwhile, interim

Definition: the time between one event, process, or period and another

Usage: meanwhile the socialists are running the government

Similar words: time interval, interval

Definition: a definite length of time marked off by two instants

Synonyms for (verb) lag

Synonyms: lag

Definition: cover with lagging to prevent heat loss

Usage: lag pipes

Similar words: cover

Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered

Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers

Synonyms: lag

Definition: throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins

Similar words: flip, pitch, sky, toss

Definition: throw or toss with a light motion

Usage: flip me the beachball; toss me newspaper

Synonyms: dawdle, fall back, fall behind, lag

Definition: hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.

Similar words: follow

Definition: to travel behind, go after, come after

Usage: The ducklings followed their mother around the pond; Please follow the guide through the museum

Synonyms: remand, put away, put behind bars, jail, jug, lag, immure, imprison, incarcerate, gaol

Definition: lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

Usage: The suspects were imprisoned without trial; the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

Similar words: detain, confine

Definition: deprive of freedom; take into confinement

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