Slip Meaning and Definition


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Slip meaning

Word: Slip

How to pronounce: slɪp

Verb

Definitions:

1. (of a person or animal) slide unintentionally for a short distance, typically losing one's balance or footing.

Example sentences: "I slipped on the ice"

2. Go or move quietly or quickly, without attracting notice.

Example sentences: "We slipped out by a back door"

3. Pass or change to a lower, worse, or different condition, typically in a gradual or imperceptible way.

Example sentences: "Many people feel standards have slipped"

4. Escape or get loose from (a means of restraint)

Example sentences: "The giant balloon slipped its moorings"

Noun

Definitions:

1. An act of sliding unintentionally for a short distance.

Example sentences: "A single slip could send them plummeting down the mountainside"

2. A fall to a lower level or standard.

Example sentences: "A continued slip in house prices"

3. A woman's loose-fitting, dress- or skirt-length undergarment, suspended by shoulder straps (full slip) or by an elasticized waistband (half slip)

Example sentences: "A silk slip"

4. A slope built leading into water, used for launching and landing boats and ships or for building and repairing them.

Example sentences: "He brought his steamer to the yard for overhaul at his old employer's slip"

5. A leash which enables a dog to be released quickly.

Example sentences: "Tommy bolted off like a greyhound released from the slips"

6. Short for slip stitch

Noun

Definitions:

1. A small piece of paper, typically a form for writing on or one giving printed information.

Example sentences: "His monthly salary slip"

2. A cutting taken from a plant for grafting or planting; a scion.

Example sentences: "The idea is that gardeners will deliver extra plants, slips, seeds and seedlings to the Horticultural Training Centre at Zoo Lake."

Noun

Definitions:

1. A creamy mixture of clay, water, and typically a pigment, used especially for decorating earthenware.

Example sentences: "It could also be decorated by painting with a slip (a creamy mixture of fine clay and water) of a different colour to the body."


Synonyms:

glide

slithering

gliding

slipperiness

slick

slide

slither

skim

roll down

slide down

wheelspin

slippage

skid

skidding

sideslip

shove

put on

put

palm off

misstep

near miss

blunder

gaffe

mistake

trip

slipup

flub

fault

inaccuracy

miscalculation

tumble

sag

sliding

boat ramp

overshoot

clerical errors

lapse

oversight

sneak

steal

steal away

shirk

infiltrate

wriggle

eluding

slink

shift

drift

escape

skulk

stumble

break

err

building berth

berth

fall

sweep

brush

bobble

spill

shed

flow

roll

getaway


Antonyms:

nonslip

nonskid

antislip


Derivations:

slipping

slipped

slippy

slipper

slipway

slipup


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Spanish: Deslizar

German: Rutschen

French: Glisser

Italian: Scivolare

Turkish: Kayma


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