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Meaning of word slow from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

slow   verb

Meaning : Lose velocity. Move more slowly.

Example : The car decelerated.

Synonyms : decelerate, retard, slow down, slow up

Move faster.

The car accelerated.
accelerate, quicken, speed, speed up

Meaning : Become slow or slower.

Example : Production slowed.

Synonyms : slack, slacken, slow down, slow up

ढीला हो जाना या शिथिल पड़ना।

बुढ़ापे में शारीरिक क्रियाएँ मंद हो जाती हैं।
अरसना, मंद होना, शिथिल पड़ना, शिथिल होना

Meaning : Cause to proceed more slowly.

Example : The illness slowed him down.

Synonyms : slow down, slow up

slow   adverb

Meaning : Without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly').

Example : He spoke slowly.
Go easy here--the road is slippery.
Glaciers move tardily.
Please go slow so I can see the sights.

Synonyms : easy, slowly, tardily

नीची या हल्की आवाज़ या स्वर में।

थोड़ा धीरे बोलो।
आसते, आस्ते, आहिस्ता, आहिस्ता से, आहिस्ते, आहिस्ते से, धीमे, धीरे, हौले

इस प्रकार से कि जल्दी किसी को पता न चले।

वह धीरे से अपने कपड़े उठाकर निकल गया।
आसते से, आस्ते से, आहिस्ता से, आहिस्ते से, धीमे से, धीरे से

With speed.

He works quickly.
John got ready in short order.
apace, chop-chop, in short order, quickly, rapidly, speedily

Meaning : Of timepieces.

Example : The clock is almost an hour slow.
My watch is running behind.

Synonyms : behind

समय पर नहीं।

यह घड़ी दो घंटे पीछे चल रही है।
धीमा, पीछू, पीछे

slow   adjective

Meaning : Not moving quickly. Taking a comparatively long time.

Example : A slow walker.
The slow lane of traffic.
Her steps were slow.
He was slow in reacting to the news.
Slow but steady growth.

Acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly.

Fast film.
On the fast track in school.
Set a fast pace.
A fast car.

Meaning : At a slow tempo.

Example : The band played a slow waltz.

At a rapid tempo.

The band played a fast fox trot.

Meaning : Slow to learn or understand. Lacking intellectual acuity.

Example : So dense he never understands anything I say to him.
Never met anyone quite so dim.
Although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick.
Dumb officials make some really dumb decisions.
He was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse.
Worked with the slow students.

Synonyms : dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse

Meaning : (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time.

Example : The clock is slow.

(used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time.

My watch is fast.

Meaning : So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.

Example : A boring evening with uninteresting people.
The deadening effect of some routine tasks.
A dull play.
His competent but dull performance.
A ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention.
What an irksome task the writing of long letters is.
Tedious days on the train.
The tiresome chirping of a cricket.
Other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome.

Synonyms : boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, irksome, tedious, tiresome, wearisome

जिससे मन ऊब जाए या उबाने वाला।

उसका भाषण मेरे लिए उबाऊ था।
उकताऊ, उचाटू, उबाऊ, ऊबाऊ, पकाऊ

Meaning : (of business) not active or brisk.

Example : Business is dull (or slow).
A sluggish market.

Synonyms : dull, sluggish


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