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slip1

slip1

 
 
pronunciation:
slIp
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
phrases:
give someone the slip
features:
Word Combinations (verb, noun)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: slipped, slipping, slips
definition 1: to move smoothly or with ease.
synonyms:
flow, glide
similar words:
slide, soar, steal
definition 2: to move or leave without being noticed.
synonyms:
slide, sneak, steal
similar words:
escape, glide, skulk, slink
definition 3: to slide accidentally, as on a slippery surface.
synonyms:
slide
similar words:
skid
definition 4: to slide out of position.
synonyms:
slide
definition 5: to decrease in stature or quality.
His health is slipping.
synonyms:
decline, deteriorate, sink, slide
similar words:
decrease, diminish, dwindle, fail, fall, slump
definition 6: to make an error.
synonyms:
blunder, err, goof, stumble
similar words:
fault, lapse, mistake, trip
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to cause to move with an easy or sliding motion.
synonyms:
glide, slide
similar words:
slither
definition 2: to pass or put quickly or quietly.
synonyms:
slide
similar words:
pass
definition 3: to put on or take off (clothing) quickly or casually.
similar words:
doff, don, put, shed, slide
definition 4: to get free of; escape.
synonyms:
escape
similar words:
avoid, dodge, elude, evade, flee
definition 5: to evade (one's memory or attention).
synonyms:
elude, escape
similar words:
evade
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of slipping.
synonyms:
slide, slippage
similar words:
misstep
definition 2: a mental error.
synonyms:
error, mistake, slip-up
similar words:
fault
definition 3: a slight mistake, as in speaking.
synonyms:
blunder, lapse, mistake, slip-up
similar words:
fault
definition 4: an instance of misconduct.
synonyms:
faux pas, gaffe, mistake, slip-up
similar words:
fault, misstep
definition 5: a woman's undergarment, worn under a dress or skirt and extending from the bust to the thighs or knees.
definition 6: a place between two docks where a boat or ship can be moored.
synonyms:
mooring
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phrase: give someone the slip