decelerate

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EtymologyEdit

From de- +‎ (ac)celerate.

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decelerate (third-person singular simple present decelerates, present participle decelerating, simple past and past participle decelerated)

  1. to reduce the velocity of something
  2. to reduce the rate of advancement of something, such as a disease
  3. (intransitive) to go slower
    Synonym: slow down

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VerbEdit

decelerate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of decelerare
  2. second-person plural imperative of decelerare
  3. feminine plural of decelerato