English to Afrikaans Meaning :: slacken

Slacken :
verslap
- verslapverslapverslappingvers lapt
 

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Verb(1) become slow or slower(2) make less active or fast(3) become looser or slack(4) make slack as by lessening tension or firmness

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(1) Cael felt the grip on him suddenly slacken as the weapon implanted itself in the man's chest.(2) She could feel his grip on her slacken and saw the glassy look in his eyes.(3) The tendrils began to slacken and released their grip on her.(4) He did not once slacken his grip until someone cut him off near the river.(5) Acacia felt his grip slacken just enough for her to break free and run for the back door.(6) I could feel her grip around my waist slacken as she realized I could hold myself steady on the stallion, my hands wrapped in its mane.(7) But his grip did not slacken , and he pulled her outside into an ally.(8) Suddenly taken by curiosity, he let is grip slacken and opened it up.(9) As Noel started to claw the line back the line slackened and Noel thought he had lost the fish, but it was still on.(10) His hands became gentler as he slackened his grip slightly.(11) I slackened off the pressure slightly, encouraging the skate to dive, which it did.(12) They flew on for what felt like hours to Hazel but her grip never slackened around the neck of the Quebba.(13) State universities slackened their grip, and private universities such as Columbia followed suit.(14) Then, the rod kicked straight and his line slackened .(15) Draconis froze, his body stiffening, his grip slackening .(16) Her head felt light and her grip on the reins slackened .
Related Words
(1) slacken off ::
verslap af
Synonyms
Verb
1. loosen ::
los te maak
3. decrease ::
afneem
4. remit ::
opdrag
5. slack up ::
slap up
6. slow up ::
stadig up
Antonyms
1. strain ::
druk
2. stretch ::
rek
3. tense ::
gespanne
4. tension ::
spanning
Different Forms
slacken, slackened, slackening, slackens
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