What is the meaning of retard?

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noun

verb

  • Cause to move more slowly or operate at a slower rate.
    • usage: "This drug will retard your heart rate"
  • Be delayed.
  • Slow the growth or development of.
    • usage: "The brain damage will retard the child's language development"
  • Lose velocity; move more slowly.
    • usage: "The car decelerated"
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APAWordNet. (2010). retard. Retrieved February 23, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/retard/definitions/1306543
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "retard" http://smartdefine.org/retard/definitions/1306543 (accessed February 23, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, retard, Smart Define, viewed 23 February, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/retard/definitions/1306543>.
MLAWordNet. "retard" 23 October 2010. Web. 23 February 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/retard/definitions/1306543>
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