how to pronounce decelerate

/dɪˈsɛlɚˌɛɪt/

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decelerate is pronounced in four syllables

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dɪsɛlɚɛɪt

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An example use of decelerate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… trying to decelerate the paddle …”

meanings of decelerate

verb:

  1. To go slower.
  2. To reduce the velocity of something.
  3. To reduce the rate of advancement of something, such as a disease.

words with pronunciation similar to decelerate

accelerateacceleratordisseminateisolateseparategenerate

words that rhyme with decelerate

accelerate

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