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

3 senses of slow up

Sense 1
slow, slow down, slow up, slack, slacken -- (become slow or slower; "Production slowed")
       => weaken -- (become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days")

Sense 2
slow, slow down, slow up -- (cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down")
       => decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retard -- (lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated")

Sense 3
decelerate, slow, slow down, slow up, retard -- (lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated")
       => decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper")

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