Another word for lag
To move slowly
dawdle, linger, fall back, hold back, loiter, tarry, straggle, saunter, be retarded, inch along, inch, get behind, slacken, slow up, fall behind, lag behind, procrastinate, have lead in one's rear*, get no place fast*; see also delay 1.
To move without spirit
Another word for lagverb
To go or move slowly so that progress is hindered:dally, dawdle, delay, dilly-dally, drag, linger, loiter, poke, procrastinate, tarry, trail. Idioms: drag one's feet (or heels), mark time, take one's time. See fast
To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:delay, detain, hang up, hold up, retard, set back, slow (down or up), stall2. See help, time