Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
retard /ri'tɑ:d/
  • danh từ
    • sự chậm trễ, sự đến trễ
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm chậm lại, làm trễ
        • the rain retarded our departure: mưa làm chậm trễ việc khởi hành của chúng tôi
    • nội động từ
      • đến chậm, đến trễ
    Concise Dictionary
    retards|retarded|retardingrɪ'tɑrd /-'tɑːd
    +a person of subnormal intelligence
    +slow the growth or development of
    +cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate
    +be delayed
    +lose velocity; move more slowly

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 slow (down or up), hold up or back, set back, hinder, impede, delay, keep back, stall, thwart, balk, block, restrict, hold in check, frustrate, interfere with:
    Growth of the economy was severely retarded by the war.
    2 Offensive and derogatory idiot, moron, fool, imbecile, dunce, Slang chiefly US and Canadian jerk:
    Why she invites that retard to her parties I can't imagine.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb [VN] (formal) to make the development or progress of sth slower: The progression of the disease can be retarded by early surgery. + The lack of a rail link retarded the town's development.
    retardation noun [U]: Many factors can lead to growth retardation in unborn babies.
    + noun (slang) an offensive way of describing sb who is not intelligent or who has not developed normally

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