Student Thesaurus

One entry found for crawl.
Entry Word: crawl
Function: verb
Text: 1 to move slowly with the body close to the ground <the time we had to crawl through a narrow passageway from one cave to another>
Synonyms creep, grovel, slither, snake, worm, wriggle
Related Words crouch, squat; slide; edge, inch, nose; skulk, sneak, steal, tiptoe
2 to move slowly <the weekend traffic on the road to the beach just crawled>
Synonyms creep, drag, inch, plod, poke
Related Words lumber, shamble, shuffle, tramp, trudge
Near Antonyms float, glide, sail; hurry, tear
Antonyms fly, race, speed, whiz (or whizz), zip
3 to move or act slowly <the deadline is fast approaching, so this is no time to crawl> -- see DELAY 1