Retard - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- slow the growth or development of (syn: check, delay)
The chemical will retard the spread of fire.
The problems have retarded the progress of the program.
Cold weather retards the growth of many plants.
This drug will retard your heart rate
The brain damage will retard the child's language development
present participle: retarding
past tense: retarded
past participle: retarded