Synonyms for (verb) slacken

Synonyms: remit, slacken

Definition: make slack as by lessening tension or firmness

Similar words: loose, loosen

Definition: make loose or looser

Usage: loosen the tension on a rope


Synonyms: slacken

Definition: become looser or slack

Usage: the rope slackened

Similar words: weaken

Definition: become weaker

Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days


Synonyms: slack, slacken, slow, slow down, slow up

Definition: become slow or slower

Usage: Production slowed

Similar words: weaken

Definition: become weaker

Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days


Synonyms: slack, slack up, slacken, relax

Definition: make less active or fast

Usage: He slackened his pace as he got tired; Don't relax your efforts now

Similar words: lessen, minify, decrease

Definition: make smaller

Usage: He decreased his staff