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From r- +‎ allentare.


rallentàre (first-person singular present rallènto, first-person singular past historic rallentài, past participle rallentàto, auxiliary (transitive) avere or (intransitive) essere)

  1. (transitive) to slow, to slow down (movement, speed, the pace, etc.)
    Synonyms: decelerare, frenare
    Antonyms: accelerare, affrettare
  2. (transitive) to diminish, to reduce (effort, discipline, etc.)
    Synonym: attenuare
  3. (transitive) to reduce the number of, to make less frequent
    Synonyms: diradare, ridurre
  4. (transitive, rare) to slacken, to loosen (reins, a rope, etc.)
    Synonym: allentare
  5. (intransitive) to slow down, to reduce speed, to decelerate [auxiliary essere]
    Synonyms: decelerare, frenare, ridurre la velocità
    Antonyms: accelerare, aumentare la velocità
  6. (intransitive) to diminish, to reduce in intensity [auxiliary essere]
  7. (intransitive) to become less frequent [auxiliary essere]


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