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1. slip

verb. ['ˈslɪp'] move stealthily.

Synonyms

  • steal

Antonyms

  • survive
  • forbid

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Slip

  • roundtrip
  • microchip
  • outstrip
  • unzip
  • strip
  • scripp
  • scrip
  • equip
  • whipp
  • whip
  • trippe
  • tripp
  • trip
  • stipp
  • snip
  • skipp
  • skip
  • quipp
  • quip
  • klipp
  • gripp
  • grip
  • flip
  • drip
  • crip
  • clip
  • blip
  • zipp
  • zip
  • yip

Sentences with slip


1. Noun, singular or mass
Make one double crochet in the same spot as the slip stitch you made for your first round.

2. Verb, base form
Be careful not to slip and pierce the delicate skin beyond the cuticles.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
If any of the needles slip down during sewing, stop the machine and turn it off.

Quotes about slip


1. I'm lucky that my real-life Mom has both a great sense of humor about herself and an amazing ability to slip into complete denial if the subject matter gets a little too close to home.
- Cathy Guisewite

2. Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul.
- Joyce Carol Oates

3. But maybe you never really had someone, she thought now. Maybe, no matter how much you loved them, they could slip through your fingers like water, and there was nothing you could do about it.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Fallen Angels

2. slip

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

Synonyms

  • glide
  • slue
  • slew
  • submarine
  • skid
  • slide

Antonyms

  • die
  • keep down
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise

Etymology

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

3. slip

verb. ['ˈslɪp'] insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly.

Synonyms

  • enclose
  • put in
  • introduce
  • insert
  • stick in

Antonyms

  • worthlessness
  • irresponsibility
  • irresponsibleness
  • correctness

Etymology

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

4. slip

noun. ['ˈslɪp'] a socially awkward or tactless act.

Synonyms

  • flub
  • gaffe
  • botch
  • fuckup
  • solecism
  • boner
  • blunder
  • foul-up
  • bloomer
  • boo-boo
  • gaucherie
  • bungle
  • pratfall
  • blooper

Antonyms

  • following
  • down
  • inferior
  • open chain

Etymology

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

5. slip

verb. ['ˈslɪp'] get worse.

Synonyms

  • decline
  • fall away
  • drop off
  • drop away
  • worsen
  • lapse

Antonyms

  • rightness
  • goodness
  • good
  • pull

Etymology

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

6. slip

verb. ['ˈslɪp'] move smoothly and easily.

Synonyms

  • escape
  • break loose

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify

Etymology

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

7. slip

noun. ['ˈslɪp'] a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc..

Synonyms

  • parapraxis
  • Freudian slip
  • fault
  • error
  • miscue
  • slip-up

Antonyms

  • give
  • dress
  • roughen
  • minor

Etymology

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

8. slip

verb. ['ˈslɪp'] to make a mistake or be incorrect.

Synonyms

  • slip up
  • fall for
  • err
  • misremember
  • trip up
  • misjudge
  • stumble

Antonyms

  • vernal equinox
  • end
  • levitation
  • defeat

Etymology

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

9. slip

noun. ['ˈslɪp'] an unexpected slide.

Synonyms

  • sideslip
  • skid
  • coast
  • slide

Antonyms

  • deficit
  • activity
  • action
  • activeness

Etymology

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

10. slip

noun. ['ˈslɪp'] a woman's sleeveless undergarment.

Synonyms

  • shimmy
  • shift
  • undergarment
  • strap
  • unmentionable
  • shoulder strap
  • chemise

Antonyms

  • urbanity
  • conception
  • stay
  • underestimate

Etymology

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