Other Words for Lag

Lag Adjective Synonyms
diminish, decrease, slacken, abate, slow (down or up), flag, wane, ebb, falter, fail, let up, fall (off or away), ease (up), lighten
Contributions to the fund are lagging. preparations are lagging.

Lag Noun Synonyms
fall behind, linger, loiter, delay, straggle, trail, hang back, dally, dawdle, inch or poke along
If you lag behind too far, you'll never catch up.

More Words for Lag


Cover The Flag

Entertainment / Golf / Cover The Flag: (also 'cover the pin') an approach shot that is precisely on line, heading directly toward the flagstick MORE

Attend The Flag

Entertainment / Golf / Attend The Flag: (also 'tend' the flag, flagstick or pin) holding and then removing the flagstick after a player has made a stroke MORE

Minimum Tillage

Business / Agriculture / Minimum Tillage: The minimum soil manipulation necessary for crop production. Conservation tillage, reduced tillage, and no-till farming are related terms. MORE


Technology / Rockets / Ullage: Unfilled volume of a propellant tank and rarely the unfilled volume in a solid motor. MORE

Red Flag

Entertainment / Football / Red Flag: A weighted red marker thrown onto the field by a coach to tell the officials that he wants a certain play reviewed. Sometimes referred to as 'challenge flag.' MORE


Science / Marine Biology / Dinoflagellate: Dominant planktonic algal form, occurring as a single cell, often biflagellate MORE