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Synonyms for skid

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. skidnoun

    one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects

    shoe, brake shoe, sideslip, slip

  2. brake shoe, shoe, skidnoun

    a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation

    shoe, brake shoe, sideslip, horseshoe, slip

  3. skid, slip, sideslipverb

    an unexpected slide

    slipperiness, slip, brake shoe, gaucherie, cutting, pillowcase, shimmy, mooring, trip, pillow slip, case, chemise, moorage, shift, slickness, parapraxis, shoe, slip-up, faux pas, slip of paper, slick, strip, elusion, solecism, gaffe, teddy, eluding, miscue, sideslip, berth

  4. skidverb

    slide without control

    "the car skidded in the curve on the wet road"

    slue, slew, slide, slip

  5. skidverb

    elevate onto skids

    slue, slew, slide, slip

  6. skidverb

    apply a brake or skid to

    slue, slew, slide, slip

  7. skid, slip, slue, slew, slideverb

    move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

    "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"

    slide, slip, steal, sheer, sneak, slew, slue, slip one's mind, drop away, swerve, cut, trend, slither, luxate, curve, dislocate, splay, drop off, fall away, mistake, err, veer

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  1. skidnoun

    drag, clog, skidpan

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "skid":

    skate, sliding, skating, slippage

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How to use skid in a sentence?

  1. Tom Gilmore:

    There's a new consciousness that is extremely sensitive to the needs of the homeless, does that mean they accept the notion of Skid Row ? No, no, no because Skid Row is a travesty as a construct. It's a toxic environment for the homeless.

  2. James Knox:

    He comes down to the inner city, to Skid Row, which is one of the most challenging areas to live in and he runs so freely.

  3. Anonymous:

    Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid sideways, chocolate in one hand, wine in the other, body thoroughly used up,totally worn out and screaming "Woo Hoo" what a ride!

  4. Ola Benderius:

    Now we can know what the driver will do before they have done it. You can look 0.4 seconds into the future. That is very good because we can compensate for that, for instance, in an anti-skid system, if you know, for example, that the driver will pull the steering wheel 80 degrees to the left, you can pull a little more on the right side to compensate. You can compensate for the driver because the driver doesn’t really know how the wheels are aligned, but the system can measure them.

  5. from an official Japanese guide for English-speaking drivers, 1936:

    1. At the rise of the hand of the policeman, stop rapidly. Do not pass him or otherwise disrespect him. 2. If pedestrian obstacle your path, tootle horn melodiously. If he continue to obstacle, tootle horn vigorously and utter vocal warning such as "Hi, Hi." [...] 5. Beware of greasy corner where lurk skid demon. Cease step on, approach slowly, round cautiously, resume step on gradually.

Translations for skid

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  • smýkat, smyk, lyžina, dostat smykCzech
  • KufeGerman
  • patinar, resbalar, resbalónSpanish
  • بکسواتPersian
  • liirata, liirtää, lava, liirto, jalas, liukua, liuku, suksiFinnish
  • dérapage, déraperFrench
  • sbandare, derapare, derapataItalian
  • スキッドJapanese
  • slippen, slipDutch
  • derrapagem, derraparPortuguese
  • полоз, боковое скольжение, скользить, по́лоз, салазки, юз, занос, скольжение, рельсRussian
  • proklizatiSerbo-Croatian
  • sliraSwedish

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