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slip1

slip1

 
 
pronunciation:
slIp
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
give someone the slip
part of speech: verb
inflections: slipped, slipping, slips
definition 1: to move smoothly or easily.
The cowboy slipped the rope around the calf's leg.
synonyms:
flow, glide
similar words:
slide, soar
definition 2: to move or leave without being noticed.
She slipped out of her seat.
synonyms:
slide, sneak
similar words:
escape
definition 3: to slide suddenly, as on a slippery surface.
I slipped on the ice.
synonyms:
slide
similar words:
skid
definition 4: to become worse or more weak.
Her health is slipping.
synonyms:
decline, deteriorate
similar words:
decrease, diminish, dwindle, fail, fall, slump
definition 5: to make a mistake.
He slipped on the math test.
synonyms:
blunder
similar words:
lapse, mistake, trip
definition 6: to cause to move with an easy or sliding motion.
They slipped the canoe onto the sand.
synonyms:
slide
similar words:
slither
definition 7: to pass or put quickly or quietly.
Grandma slipped a five-dollar bill into my pocket.
synonyms:
slide
similar words:
pass
definition 8: to put on or take off quickly or casually.
The visitor slipped his coat off.
similar words:
don, put, shed, slide
definition 9: to fail to be remembered by.
Her name slips my mind.
similar words:
evade
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of slipping.
One slip was all it took to break his hip.
synonyms:
slide
definition 2: a mental mistake.
The bookkeeper added the numbers wrong but, luckily, he caught his slip.
synonyms:
error, mistake
similar words:
fault
definition 3: a slight mistake in speaking.
Saying, "I spent all my funny," is a slip of the tongue.
synonyms:
blunder, lapse, mistake
similar words:
fault
definition 4: an item of clothing worn under a dress or skirt.
phrase: give someone the slip