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decelerate (v.)

1899, probably a back-formation from deceleration. Related: Decelerated; decelerating.

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Definitions of decelerate

decelerate (v.)
lose velocity; move more slowly;
The car decelerated
Synonyms: slow / slow down / slow up / retard
decelerate (v.)
reduce the speed of;
Synonyms: slow down
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