Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bog_down

4 senses of bog down

Sense 1
bog down, bog -- (get stuck while doing something; "She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation")
       => break, break off, discontinue, stop -- (prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations")

Sense 2
mire, bog down -- (cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart")

Sense 3
grind to a halt, get stuck, bog down, mire -- (be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand")
       => stand still -- (remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile; "Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by")

Sense 4
bog down, bog -- (cause to slow down or get stuck; "The vote would bog down the house")
       => slow, slow down, slow up -- (cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down")

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