Synonyms of lag in English:

lag


See definition of lag

verb

1‘Elizabeth had not walked over to the villa with the other guests, but lagged behind’

SYNONYMS

fall behind, straggle, fall back, trail, trail behind, linger, dally, dawdle, hang back, delay, move slowly, loiter, drag one's feet, take one's time, not keep pace, idle, dither, saunter, bring up the rear

informal dilly-dally, shilly-shally

archaic, literary tarry

ANTONYMS

lead, keep up, hurry