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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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Words that Rhyme with Slide Down

  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • frown
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • browne
  • brown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • noun
  • lown
  • gown
  • downe
  • around

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. down

adverb. ['ˈdaʊn'] spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.

Synonyms

  • downward
  • downwardly

Antonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly
  • up

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

9. down

adjective. ['ˈdaʊn'] being or moving lower in position or less in some value.

Synonyms

  • set
  • downbound
  • thrown
  • descending
  • behind
  • downfield
  • downward
  • weak
  • low
  • fallen

Antonyms

  • high
  • up
  • night school
  • disqualify

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

10. down

verb. ['ˈdaʊn'] drink down entirely.

Synonyms

  • toss off
  • belt down
  • drink down
  • bolt down
  • kill
  • imbibe
  • pour down
  • drink

Antonyms

  • imperceptible
  • smart
  • infallible
  • irregular

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)
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