Definitions For Slow


  • Lose velocity; move more slowly
  • Become slow or slower
  • Cause to proceed more slowly
  • To begin to move at a lower speed
  • To make (something, such as a car) move at a lower speed
  • To become slower


  • (of business) not active or brisk
  • Slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
  • So lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness


  • Not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time
  • At a slow tempo
  • (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time


  • Without speed (slow' is sometimes used informally for slowly')
  • Of timepieces


  • In a slow way or at a low speed

Is Slow a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Slow is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Slow in a Sentence

  • The buyers were slow to act, and the house was sold to someone else.
  • He was a quiet boy who seldom spoke, and some people thought he was a little slow.
  • Business is slow during the summer.
  • My computer is working slow.
  • You need to go slow with this experiment, or you'll make mistakes
  • The car slowed and gradually came to a stop.
  • The extra weight slowed the truck.

Synonyms for Slow

Antonyms for Slow

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