slacken

Slacken vs Sag - What's the difference?

slacken | sag |


As a verb slacken

is to gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack.

As an initialism sag is

(on a letter), saint anthony guard (or guide).

As an acronym sag is

screen actors guild.

Lax vs Slacken - What's the difference?

lax | slacken |


As a verb slacken is

to gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack.

Release vs Slacken - What's the difference?

release | slacken |


In lang=en terms the difference between release and slacken

is that release is to lease again; to grant a new lease of; to let back while slacken is to make slack, less taut, or less intense.

As verbs the difference between release and slacken

is that release is to let go (of); to cease to hold or contain or release can be to lease again; to grant a new lease of; to let back while slacken is to gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack.

As a noun release

is the event of setting (someone or something) free (eg hostages, slaves, prisoners, caged animals, hooked or stuck mechanisms).

Slacken vs Debilitated - What's the difference?

slacken | debilitated |


As verbs the difference between slacken and debilitated

is that slacken is to gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack while debilitated is (debilitate).

As an adjective debilitated is

weakened.

Slacken - What does it mean?

slacken | |

Flinch vs Slacken - What's the difference?

flinch | slacken |


As verbs the difference between flinch and slacken

is that flinch is to make a sudden, involuntary movement in response to a (usually negative) stimulus while slacken is to gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack.

As a noun flinch

is a reflexive jerking away.

Slacken vs Sluggish - What's the difference?

slacken | sluggish |


As a verb slacken

is to gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack.

As an adjective sluggish is

habitually idle and lazy; slothful; dull; inactive; as, a sluggish man.

Depreciate vs Slacken - What's the difference?

depreciate | slacken | Related terms |

Depreciate is a related term of slacken.


In lang=en terms the difference between depreciate and slacken

is that depreciate is to belittle while slacken is to make slack, less taut, or less intense.

As verbs the difference between depreciate and slacken

is that depreciate is to lessen in price or estimated value; to lower the worth of; to represent as of little value or claim to esteem; to undervalue while slacken is to gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack.

Fall vs Slacken - What's the difference?

fall | slacken | Related terms |

Fall is a related term of slacken.


As verbs the difference between fall and slacken

is that fall is while slacken is to gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack.

Slacken vs Taper - What's the difference?

slacken | taper | Related terms |

Slacken is a related term of taper.


In lang=en terms the difference between slacken and taper

is that slacken is to make slack, less taut, or less intense while taper is to diminish gradually.

As verbs the difference between slacken and taper

is that slacken is to gradually decrease in intensity or tautness; to become slack while taper is to make thinner or narrower at one end.

As a noun taper is

a slender wax candle; a small lighted wax candle; hence, a small light or taper can be (weaving) one who operates a tape machine.

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