English → English - slacken

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v. slow down, decelerate; loosen; ease, make less intense

English → Spanish - slacken

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v. disminuir, reducir; flojear, blandear, desapretar, desmayar, flaquear, relajar, remitir

English → French - slacken

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v. dégager, ralentir, affaiblir, détendre; se modérer,descendre, diminuer; s'ébranler

English → German - slacken

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v. schlaff machen, werden; verringern; nachlassen; (sich) lockern, entspannen, verlangsamen

English → Indonesian - slacken

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v. melambatkan, mengendurkan, memperlambat, memperlambatkan, melambankan, mengurangi, memudarkan, mengendur

English → Italian - slacken

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v. allentare, diminuire la tensione di, mollare; (fig) ridurre

English → Polish - slacken

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v. opuszczać się, popuścić, luzować, obluzować, poluzować, rozluźniać, zluźniać, rozluźniać dyscyplinę, osłabnąć, słabnąć, zwolnieć, odprężać, łagodnieć, maleć, sfolgować, popuszczać, rozluźnić, zluźnić

English → Portuguese - slacken

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v. afrouxar, enfraquecer; abrandar; diminuir; oscilar; vacilar

English → Romanian - slacken

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v. încetini, slăbi, destinde: se destinde, reduce, stăvili, stagna, tânji, domoli: se domoli

English → Russian - slacken

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г. замедлять, ослаблять, понежиться

English → Turkish - slacken

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f. gevşetmek, gevşemek, yavaşlatmak, yavaşlamak, hız kesmek, koyvermek, tembellik etmek, boşlamak, durgunlaşmak, sakinleşmek, laçka etmek, söndürmek (kireç)

English → Ukrainian - slacken

Pronunciation
v. сповільнюватися, зменшувати, ослабляти, погіршуватися, сповільнювати, зільжити

English → Dutch - slacken

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ww. verslappen, zich ontspannen; verminderen, afnemen

English → Greek - slacken

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ρήμ. χαλαρώνω, κόβω, χαλαρούμαι

English → Arabic - slacken

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‏خفف السرعة، توانى، أضعف، تراخى، إرتخى، أبطأ‏

English → Chinese - slacken

Pronunciation
(动) 放松, 使松弛; 减弱; 减缓; 变松弛; 变迟缓; 变缓慢; 减弱

English → Chinese - slacken

Pronunciation
(動) 放鬆, 使鬆弛; 減弱; 減緩; 變鬆弛; 變遲緩; 變緩慢; 減弱

English → Hindi - slacken

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v. शिथिल करना, मंद करना, कम करना

English → Japanese - slacken

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(動) ゆるめる; ロープをゆるめる; たるませる; 弱める; 弱まる

English → Korean - slacken

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동. 늦추다, 감소시키다; 느슨해지다, 늘어지다; 헐렁하게 하다

English → Vietnamese - slacken

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v. làm chậm lại, làm giãm bớt, chạy chậm lại, làm lỏng, làm dịu bớt

Definition of slacken

Pronunciation
Verb
1. To gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack.
The pace slackened.
2. To make slack, less taut, or less intense.
3. To deprive of cohesion by combining chemically with water; to slake.
To slack lime
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Verb Forms

Present participle: slackening
Present: slacken (3.person: slackens)
Past: slackened
Future: will slacken
Present conditional: would slacken
Present Perfect: have slackened (3.person: has slackened)
Past Perfect: had slackened
Future Perfect: will have slackened
Past conditional: would have slackened
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