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sag

sag

 
 
pronunciation:
saeg
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: sagged, sagging, sags
definition 1: to sink, hang, or bend downward in the middle.
The shelf sags because of the heavy books on it.
synonyms:
bend, bow, dip, droop, sink, slump
antonyms:
tauten
similar words:
descend, drop, slouch
definition 2: to hang loosely or unevenly; droop.
The curtains are sagging.
synonyms:
bag, droop, flag
antonyms:
belly
similar words:
dip, flop, hang, slump
definition 3: to weaken or decline under stress, a load, or the like.
His arms sagged under the heavy load.Her courage sagged at the thought of the long struggle.
synonyms:
droop, flag, wilt
similar words:
decline, decrease, diminish, fail, slump, tire, weaken, weary
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to sag.
synonyms:
bend, droop, hang
antonyms:
tauten
similar words:
deflate, dip, swag, weaken
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process, or an instance, of sagging.
synonyms:
curvature, droop
definition 2: the degree to which a thing sags.
synonyms:
curvature
definition 3: a place where sagging occurs; sagging part of something.
definition 4: a moderate or temporary decrease in price or value.
synonyms:
decline, decrease, drop, slump