Synonyms of retard in English:

retard


See definition of retard

verb

1‘the worst thing that governments can do is to retard this admittedly painful process’

SYNONYMS
delay, slow down, slow up, hold back, set back, keep back, hold up, postpone, put back, detain, decelerate, put a brake on
hinder, hamper, obstruct, inhibit, impede, handicap, hamstring, curb, check, restrain, restrict, arrest, interfere with, interrupt, encumber, clog
British informal throw a spanner in the works of
North American informal throw a monkey wrench in the works of
literary stay, trammel, cumber
ANTONYMS

accelerate, expedite