decelerate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To decrease the velocity of.
    • To slow down the rate of advancement of: steps intended to decelerate the hands buildup.
    • resulting in to cut back rate. Opposite of accelerate.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to diminish in velocity.
    • to cut back rate. Opposite of accelerate.
  • verb:
    • to cut back the velocity of something
    • to lessen the rate of development of one thing, such as a disease
    • to go slower
    • lose velocity; move more gradually
    • reduce steadily the rate of
  • others:
    • to reduce in velocity: in opposition to accelerate.

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