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Synonyms for slip

Synonyms for (noun) slip

Synonyms: eluding, elusion, slip Definition: the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)

Similar words: evasion Definition: the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver

Synonyms: miscue, parapraxis, slip, slip-up Definition: a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.

Similar words: mistake, error, fault Definition: a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention Usage: he made a bad mistake; she was quick to point out my errors; I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults

Synonyms: gaffe, gaucherie, faux pas, solecism, slip Definition: a socially awkward or tactless act

Similar words: bloomer, blooper, blunder, boner, boo-boo, botch, bungle, fuckup, flub, foul-up, pratfall Definition: an embarrassing mistake

Synonyms: slip, sideslip Definition: a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air

Similar words: flight maneuver, airplane maneuver Definition: a maneuver executed by an aircraft

Synonyms: skid, slip, sideslip Definition: an unexpected slide

Similar words: slide, glide, coast Definition: the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it Usage: his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill; the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope

Synonyms: case, pillow slip, pillowcase, slip Definition: bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow Usage: the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase

Similar words: bed linen Definition: linen or cotton articles for a bed (as sheets and pillowcases)

Synonyms: shift, shimmy, slip, chemise, teddy Definition: a woman's sleeveless undergarment

Similar words: undergarment, unmentionable Definition: a garment worn under other garments

Synonyms: slip, slip of paper Definition: a small sheet of paper Usage: a receipt slip

Similar words: sheet, sheet of paper, piece of paper Definition: paper used for writing or printing

Synonyms: strip, slip Definition: artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material

Similar words: artefact, artifact Definition: a man-made object taken as a whole

Synonyms: slick, slickness, slip, slipperiness Definition: a slippery smoothness Usage: he could feel the slickness of the tiller

Similar words: smoothness Definition: a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch Usage: admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs; some artists prefer the smoothness of a board

Synonyms: slip, trip Definition: an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall Usage: he blamed his slip on the ice; the jolt caused many slips and a few spills

Similar words: misadventure, mischance, mishap Definition: an instance of misfortune

Synonyms: berth, moorage, mooring, slip Definition: a place where a craft can be made fast

Similar words: anchorage, anchorage ground Definition: place for vessels to anchor

Synonyms: slip Definition: a young and slender person Usage: he's a mere slip of a lad

Similar words: young person, younker, youth, spring chicken Definition: a young person (especially a young man or boy)

Synonyms: slip, cutting Definition: a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting

Similar words: stem, stalk Definition: a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ

Synonyms: slip Definition: potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics

Similar words: potter's clay, potter's earth Definition: clay that does not contain any iron; used in making pottery or for modeling

Synonyms for (verb) slip

Synonyms: slip Definition: insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly Usage: He slipped some money into the waiter's hand

Similar words: insert, inclose, stick in, enclose, introduce, put in Definition: introduce Usage: Insert your ticket here

Synonyms: drop away, drop off, fall away, slip Definition: get worse Usage: My grades are slipping

Similar words: worsen, decline Definition: grow worse Usage: Conditions in the slum worsened

Synonyms: splay, slip, luxate, dislocate Definition: move out of position Usage: dislocate joints; the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: slip, slip one's mind Definition: pass out of one's memory

Similar words: blank out, block, draw a blank, forget Definition: be unable to remember Usage: I'm drawing a blank; You are blocking the name of your first wife!

Synonyms: skid, slew, slide, slip, slue Definition: move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner Usage: the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

Similar words: glide Definition: move smoothly and effortlessly

Synonyms: slip, steal Definition: move stealthily Usage: The ship slipped away in the darkness

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: slip Definition: move smoothly and easily Usage: the bolt slipped into place; water slipped from the polished marble

Similar words: escape, break loose, get away Definition: run away from confinement Usage: The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison

Synonyms: slip Definition: cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion Usage: he slipped the bolt into place

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: slip Definition: move easily Usage: slip into something comfortable

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: slip, sneak Definition: pass on stealthily Usage: He slipped me the key when nobody was looking

Similar words: hand, give, reach, pass, pass on, turn over Definition: place into the hands or custody of Usage: hand me the spoon, please; Turn the files over to me, please; He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers