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