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1. slide

verb. ['ˈslaɪd'] move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner.

Synonyms

  • glide
  • slue
  • slip
  • slew
  • submarine
  • skid

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • wind
  • back
  • behave

Etymology

  • sliden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slidan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Slide

  • 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 slide?

Pronounce slide as slaɪd.

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Sentences with slide


1. Verb, base form
The grooves allow you to slide the bolts forward to where they will not come out.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This should be posed as a question or statement on the first slide of your presentation.

Quotes about slide


1. Maybe you can afford to wait. Maybe for you there's a tomorrow. Maybe for you there's one thousand tomorrows, or three thousand, or ten, so much time you can bathe in it, roll around it, let it slide like coins through you fingers. So much time you can waste it.But for some of us there's only today. And the truth is, you never really know.
- Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

2. There you go...let it all slide out. Unhappiness can't stick in a person's soul when it's slick with tears.
- Shannon Hale, Princess Academy

3. The way you're singing in your sleepThe way you look before you leapThe strange illusions that you keepYou don't knowBut I'm noticingThe way your touch turns into arcsThe way you slide into the darkThe beating of my open heartYou don't knowBut I'm noticing
- David Levithan, Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist

2. slide

verb. ['ˈslaɪd'] to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly.

Synonyms

  • go
  • locomote
  • travel
  • slither

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • refrain
  • gladden
  • move in

Etymology

  • sliden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slidan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. slide

verb. ['ˈslaɪd'] move smoothly along a surface.

Synonyms

  • move

Antonyms

  • stay
  • rest

Etymology

  • sliden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slidan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. slide

noun. ['ˈslaɪd'] a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study.

Synonyms

  • cover glass
  • plate glass
  • section
  • microscope slide
  • cover slip

Antonyms

  • recede
  • ride
  • follow
  • fall

Etymology

  • sliden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slidan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. slide

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • better
  • remember
  • roughness

Etymology

  • sliden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slidan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. slide

noun. ['ˈslaɪd'] plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide.

Synonyms

  • playground
  • sliding board
  • toy
  • playground slide

Antonyms

  • go
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

Etymology

  • sliden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slidan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. slide

noun. ['ˈslaɪd'] (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc..

Synonyms

  • landslip
  • avalanche
  • landslide

Antonyms

  • push
  • raise
  • pull
  • unwind

Etymology

  • sliden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slidan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. slide

noun. ['ˈslaɪd'] (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale.

Synonyms

  • swoop

Antonyms

  • converge
  • enter

Etymology

  • sliden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slidan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. slide

noun. ['ˈslaɪd'] a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector.

Synonyms

  • positive
  • transparency
  • foil

Antonyms

  • moving
  • motionlessness
  • nonmoving
  • descend

Etymology

  • sliden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slidan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. slide

noun. ['ˈslaɪd'] sloping channel through which things can descend.

Synonyms

  • slideway
  • trough
  • water chute
  • skid
  • coal chute
  • gutter
  • sloping trough
  • runway

Antonyms

  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat
  • lower

Etymology

  • sliden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • slidan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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