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Synonyms for slip



  • fall
  • trip (over)
  • slide
  • skid
  • lose your balance
  • miss or lose your footing




give someone the slip


slip away: get away


slip away: die

slip something off

slip something on


slip up


Synonyms for slip

to move smoothly, continuously, and effortlessly

to lose one's balance and fall or almost fall

to shift or be shifted out of place


to maneuver gently and slowly into place

to get away from (a pursuer)

to bring forth a nonviable fetus prematurely

to displace (a bone) from a socket or joint

to decline, as in value or quantity, very gradually

to make an error or mistake

to undergo moral deterioration


slip into: to put (an article of clothing) on one's person

slip on: to put (an article of clothing) on one's person

slip up: to make an error or mistake

an act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true

a minor mistake

Synonyms for slip

a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc

potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics

a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting


Related Words

a young and slender person

a place where a craft can be made fast

an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall

a slippery smoothness

a small sheet of paper

a woman's sleeveless undergarment

bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow

an unexpected slide


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a flight maneuver

the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)

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insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly

move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

to make a mistake or be incorrect

pass on stealthily

move easily

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cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion

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pass out of one's memory

move out of position

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Slip concentration: The higher the slip concentration, the faster the diffusion rate.
Indian maker of additives based on fatty acid amides/esters, including Finawax primary amide slip additives for polyolefins; Finalux processing aids for filled compounds and masterbatches; Finawax secondary amides and bisamides for engineering plastics; and Finastat antistats.
The scientists have learned that strength in the quadriceps, or thigh muscles, is key to staying on your feet after a slip.
Women who had had a condom break in the past were at increased risk of experiencing another breakage (3,6), and those who had had a male condom slip had elevated odds of repeating that experience (8.
Furthermore, by approving the attachment of the packing slip, the helmet manufacturer must essentially be certain that they are not violating Section 6.
She also can request the vendor not include a packing slip with the items.
The slip phenomenon, as it occurs in shear flow, has been found to depend on processing variables as well as on parameters related to the polymer architecture, like molecular weight, polydispersity, and degree of branching (6, 7).
The study, conducted by ESIS Risk Control Services, a business unit of Philadelphia-based Ace USA, used a slip resistance measurement device known as the Variable Incidence Tribometer to determine exactly how well a given product worked--that is to determine the precise amount by which a product increased slip resistance on certain surfaces under certain conditions.
Many a Slip seems to have been based on the idea of a sort of exponential growth in complexity as well as in scale.
Some trainers fit breastgirths, partly to prevent saddles slipping backwards, although they can still slip forwards.
Reminiscent of 1950s Hollywood starlet style, this slip offers designer looks for a mere fraction of the price.
With today's focus on reducing, recycling and conserving, slip sheets offer solutions to many of the dilemmas faced by food processors and distributors.
Its properties (in terms of cure time, release efficiency, slip and degree of transfer) are compared with three commercially available solvent based SPMRAs, each of which fulfill the criteria for a SPMRA listed earlier.
One Year Assessment of DHi Blade Pitch Control Slip Ring with Metal Fiber Brushes in a GE 1.