Hasten and Retard


Hasten verb - To cause to move or proceed fast or faster.
Usage example: hasten the activation of yeast with heat

Retard is an antonym for hasten in hurry topic.

Nearby Words: hasty, haste, hastening


Retard verb - To cause to move or proceed at a less rapid pace.
Usage example: an herbicide to retard the growth of weeds

Hasten is an antonym for retard in topics: slow down, hinder.

Common collocations

process hasten process retard process
death hasten death retard death
development hasten development retard development
regeneration hasten regeneration retard regeneration
Other words: growth, lives.
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Retard and Hasten. (2016). Retrieved 2023, May 29, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/hasten/retard
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