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Synonyms for skid

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Princeton's WordNet

  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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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. skidnoun

    drag, clog, skidpan

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "skid":

    skate, sliding, skating, slippage

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How to use skid in a sentence?

  1. 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!

  2. Deon Joseph:

    Nobody ever goes hungry on Skid Row.

  3. 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.

  4. Daniela Rivera:

    I got on the scooter, pressed the gas, and the scooter just completely slipped out from under me, i skid across the gravel floor and had burns all over my legs.

  5. Deon Joseph:

    I believe the extremes of both ideologies are what created Skid Row, by that, I mean the extreme right believes in NIMBYism -- not in my back yard. We'll shove all our problems into downtown LA and come down once a month and throw food and clothes at them and feel good about ourselves.

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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