verb (used with object), de·cel·er·at·ed, de·cel·er·at·ing.
verb (used without object), de·cel·er·at·ed, de·cel·er·at·ing.
Words nearby decelerate
OTHER WORDS FROM deceleratede·cel·er·a·tion, nounde·cel·er·a·tor, nounnon·de·cel·er·a·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for decelerate
But by the early 1980s, Gallant's fast-paced life began to decelerate.
Arcot accelerated toward the planet for two hours, then began to decelerate.Islands of Space|John W Campbell
If anything of the right size shows up, decelerate until we can get mass and albedo measurements.Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet|Harold Leland Goodwin
They could decelerate it at a rate of fifteen gravities or more.Space Tug|Murray Leinster