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1. glide

verb. ['ˈglaɪd'] move smoothly and effortlessly.

Synonyms

  • slew
  • skid
  • body-surf
  • slide
  • locomote
  • move
  • skate
  • surfboard
  • surf
  • coast
  • go
  • skitter
  • snowboard
  • slue
  • snake
  • skim
  • travel
  • plane

Antonyms

  • rise
  • precede
  • advance
  • rush

Etymology

  • glīdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Glide

  • oversupplied
  • subdivide
  • nationwide
  • misapplied
  • europewide
  • worldwide
  • westside
  • stateside
  • mcbryde
  • mcbride
  • malahide
  • macbride
  • complied
  • coincide
  • alongside
  • untried
  • supplied
  • subside
  • retried
  • replied
  • provide
  • preside
  • pool-side
  • misguide
  • liquide
  • implied
  • decried
  • confide
  • astride
  • upside

How do you pronounce glide?

Pronounce glide as glaɪd.

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Sentences with glide


1. Verb, base form
Conditioner helps glide the comb through the hair during the process and stops the movement of the lice.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The glide polka is done without the hop for a smoother polka.

3. Adverb
Counterweights hidden inside a sash window's frame help the glazed panels glide effortlessly up and down.

Quotes about glide


1. I want to see you.Know your voice.Recognize you when youfirst come 'round the corner.Sense your scent when I come into a room you've just left.Know the lift of your heel,the glide of your foot.Become familiar with the way you purse your lipsthen let them part, just the slightest bit,when I lean in to your spaceand kiss you.I want to know the joy of how you whisper "more
- Rumi

2. Refuse to accept the belief that your professional relevance, career success or financial security turns on the next update on the latest technology. Sometimes it's good to put the paddle down and just let the canoe glide.
- Simon Mainwaring

2. glide-bomb

verb. bomb by gliding.

Synonyms

  • bombard

Antonyms

  • smart bomb
  • defend

3. glide

verb. ['ˈglaɪd'] fly in or as if in a glider plane.

Synonyms

  • aviate
  • soar
  • pilot
  • fly
  • kite

Antonyms

  • raise
  • pull
  • unwind
  • arrange

Etymology

  • glīdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. glide

verb. ['ˈglaɪd'] cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly.

Synonyms

  • displace

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out

Etymology

  • glīdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. glide

noun. ['ˈglaɪd'] the activity of flying a glider.

Synonyms

  • flight
  • flying
  • parasailing
  • hang gliding
  • sailplaning
  • sailing
  • gliding
  • soaring

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • better
  • remember
  • roughness

Etymology

  • glīdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. glide

noun. ['ˈglaɪd'] the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it.

Synonyms

  • slip
  • sideslip
  • movement
  • skid
  • motion
  • coast
  • slide
  • move

Antonyms

  • lower
  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • glīdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. glide

noun. ['ˈglaɪd'] a vowellike sound that serves as a consonant.

Synonyms

  • speech sound
  • sound
  • semivowel
  • palatal

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • glīdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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