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Synonyms for slip
slɪpslip

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slip

    Synonyms:
    bind, chafe, grind, slide, stand, stick

    Antonyms:
    revolve, roll, rotate, turn

Princeton's WordNet

  1. faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherienoun

    a socially awkward or tactless act

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

  2. slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxisnoun

    a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.

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

  3. slipnoun

    potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics

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

  4. cutting, slipnoun

    a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting

    Synonyms:
    cutting, berth, film editing, parapraxis, trip, case, faux pas, pillowcase, miscue, press clipping, gaffe, slickness, slipperiness, elusion, cut, mooring, press cutting, cutting off, slick, chemise, thinning, teddy, sideslip, clipping, eluding, shimmy, moorage, gaucherie, skid, slip of paper, shift, newspaper clipping, pillow slip, solecism, carving, strip, slip-up

  5. slipnoun

    a young and slender person

    "he's a mere slip of a lad"

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

  6. mooring, moorage, berth, slipnoun

    a place where a craft can be made fast

    Synonyms:
    cutting, billet, berth, place, spot, trip, case, faux pas, pillowcase, miscue, gaffe, slickness, slipperiness, elusion, tying up, post, mooring, slick, gaucherie, parapraxis, chemise, position, bunk, teddy, docking, sideslip, mooring line, eluding, shimmy, pillow slip, dockage, moorage, skid, slip of paper, shift, situation, office, solecism, built in bed, strip, slip-up

  7. slip, tripnoun

    an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall

    "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"

    Synonyms:
    cutting, berth, head trip, trip-up, pillow slip, case, faux pas, pillowcase, miscue, gaffe, slickness, slipperiness, elusion, mooring, slick, parapraxis, chemise, teddy, sideslip, eluding, shimmy, trip, moorage, gaucherie, stumble, skid, misstep, slip of paper, shift, tripper, solecism, strip, slip-up

  8. slickness, slick, slipperiness, slipnoun

    a slippery smoothness

    "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"

    Synonyms:
    cutting, berth, trip, case, faux pas, skulduggery, pillowcase, hanky panky, miscue, gaffe, slickness, slipperiness, elusion, mooring, slip-up, slick, gaucherie, parapraxis, chemise, teddy, shiftiness, sideslip, eluding, shimmy, moorage, glibness, skid, rascality, slip of paper, shift, trickery, hocus-pocus, pillow slip, solecism, glossy, strip, jiggery-pokery, skullduggery, trickiness, slick magazine

  9. strip, slipnoun

    artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material

    Synonyms:
    cutting, landing strip, berth, cartoon strip, parapraxis, trip, case, faux pas, pillowcase, miscue, gaffe, slickness, slipperiness, elusion, mooring, gaucherie, slick, chemise, comic strip, funnies, teddy, flight strip, sideslip, eluding, shimmy, moorage, airstrip, skid, slip of paper, shift, pillow slip, strip, striptease, solecism, strip show, slip-up

  10. slip, slip of papernoun

    a small sheet of paper

    "a receipt slip"

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

  11. chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddynoun

    a woman's sleeveless undergarment

    Synonyms:
    cutting, berth, trip, faux pas, sack, pillowcase, shift key, miscue, gaffe, transmutation, slickness, duty period, slipperiness, slip of paper, pillow slip, mooring, slick, displacement, gaucherie, parapraxis, chemise, switch, elusion, geological fault, teddy, shifting, sideslip, break, eluding, shimmy, faulting, moorage, skid, case, teddy bear, fault, shift, fracture, switching, work shift, strip, solecism, transformation, slip-up

  12. case, pillowcase, slip, pillow slipnoun

    bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow

    "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"

    Synonyms:
    cutting, miscue, skid, type, font, instance, pillow slip, case, faux pas, eccentric, slip-up, pillowcase, guinea pig, gaffe, slickness, fount, elusion, casing, mooring, slick, character, gaucherie, event, chemise, slipperiness, subject, teddy, example, sideslip, cause, eluding, shimmy, causa, trip, moorage, typeface, compositor's case, berth, caseful, grammatical case, slip of paper, face, showcase, parapraxis, vitrine, display case, strip, shift, sheath, solecism, typesetter's case, lawsuit, suit, shell

  13. skid, slip, sideslipnoun

    an unexpected slide

    Synonyms:
    skid, slipperiness, 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

  14. slip, sideslipnoun

    a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air

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

  15. slip, elusion, eludingverb

    the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)

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

  16. steal, slipverb

    move stealthily

    "The ship slipped away in the darkness"

    Synonyms:
    splay, drop away, fall away, slip one's mind, dislocate, slue, mistake, skid, err, slide, drop off, slew, luxate, steal, sneak

  17. slipverb

    insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly

    "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"

    Synonyms:
    splay, dislocate, fall away, slip one's mind, slue, mistake, drop away, skid, err, slide, drop off, slew, luxate, steal, sneak

  18. skid, slip, slue, slew, slideverb

    move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

    "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"

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

  19. slip, drop off, drop away, fall awayverb

    get worse

    "My grades are slipping"

    Synonyms:
    slide, recede, steal, nod off, sneak, slew, fall asleep, slue, discharge, fall off, skid, put down, slip one's mind, drop away, fall behind, drowse off, lose, doze off, drop, luxate, dislocate, splay, fall back, flake out, drop off, fall away, set down, drift off, mistake, unload, err, dope off

  20. slipverb

    move smoothly and easily

    "the bolt slipped into place"; "water slipped from the polished marble"

    Synonyms:
    splay, dislocate, fall away, slip one's mind, slue, mistake, drop away, skid, err, slide, drop off, slew, luxate, steal, sneak

  21. err, mistake, slipverb

    to make a mistake or be incorrect

    Synonyms:
    slide, steal, misidentify, sneak, slew, stray, slue, skid, slip one's mind, drop away, drift, dislocate, splay, luxate, drop off, fall away, mistake, err

  22. slip, sneakverb

    pass on stealthily

    "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"

    Synonyms:
    slide, steal, filch, sneak, slew, snarf, slue, pinch, swipe, skid, purloin, slip one's mind, drop away, cabbage, nobble, pilfer, pussyfoot, hook, luxate, lift, dislocate, splay, drop off, fall away, creep, mouse, mistake, err, abstract

  23. slipverb

    move easily

    "slip into something comfortable"

    Synonyms:
    splay, dislocate, fall away, slip one's mind, slue, mistake, drop away, skid, err, slide, drop off, slew, luxate, steal, sneak

  24. slipverb

    cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion

    "he slipped the bolt into place"

    Synonyms:
    splay, dislocate, fall away, slip one's mind, slue, mistake, drop away, skid, err, slide, drop off, slew, luxate, steal, sneak

  25. slip, slip one's mindverb

    pass out of one's memory

    Synonyms:
    splay, dislocate, fall away, slip one's mind, slue, mistake, drop away, skid, err, slide, drop off, slew, luxate, steal, sneak

  26. dislocate, luxate, splay, slipverb

    move out of position

    "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"

    Synonyms:
    slide, slue, sneak, skid, slew, rotate, spread out, drop away, slip one's mind, luxate, steal, dislocate, splay, turn out, drop off, fall away, mistake, err

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slipverb

    Synonyms:
    glide, slide

  2. slipverb

    Synonyms:
    err, trip, mistake, fall into error, commit a fault

  3. slipverb

    Synonyms:
    put stealthily, convey secretly

  4. slipverb

    Synonyms:
    throw off, disengage one's self from

  5. slipverb

    Synonyms:
    loose, loosen, let loose, let go, let slip

  6. slipnoun

    Synonyms:
    slide, glide, move smoothly

  7. slipnoun

    Synonyms:
    error, mistake, fault, lapse, shortcoming, trip, oversight

  8. slipnoun

    Synonyms:
    cutting, twig, shoot

  9. slipnoun

    Synonyms:
    strip, long and narrow piece

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slipnoun

    Synonyms:
    lapse, error, indiscretion, transgression, peccadillo, mistake, twig, cutting, scion, shoot, escape, riddance, desertion, wrapper, covering

  2. slipverb

    Synonyms:
    slide, glide, err, trip, omit, lose, foist, elapse

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How to use slip in a sentence?

  1. Ryan Mooney:

    I don't want the sexual predators to slip through the cracks, or [inaudible] these loopholes and these policies provide.

  2. Lydia Ko:

    I let one -- it was a very dumb one -- slip on the last hole, there were so many putts that were so close but didn't end up falling, so hopefully a few more fall.

  3. Digby Warde-Aldam:

    Surely no arbiter in their right mind could have let such hectoring, cultural studies-sanctioned guff slip through the net?

  4. William Shakespeare:

    Cry Havoc, and let slip the dogs of war.

  5. Annie Lennox:

    Right now is the critical time to invest further in the global response, it is a unique opportunity in history and we cannot let it slip by.


Translations for slip

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  • combinació, engalba, relliscadaCatalan, Valencian
  • uklouznout, relaps, zhoršit, prokluzCzech
  • ausrutschen, Fehler machen, Ausrutscher, reichen, sich irren, Unterkleid, irrenGerman
  • γλιστρώ, γλίστρημα, κάνω σφάλμα, μεσοφόρι, ολίσθησηGreek
  • misi, erari, fuŝi, glitiEsperanto
  • resbalar, equivocación, falta, resbalón, descuido, desliz, tropezar, deslizar, error, combinaciónSpanish
  • sujauttaa, lipsua, lipsahdus, liukastua, luiskahdus, saviliete, liukastuminen, livahtaa, langeta, lipsahtaa, jättämä, alushame, lipuke, lappunen, liuskaFinnish
  • barbotine, glissade, faire passer, se tromper, empirer, faire erreur, glisser, ficheFrench
  • fo-ghúnaIrish
  • fo-ghooynManx
  • nyelvbotlás, elszólásHungarian
  • sgusciare, sdrucciolare, scivolare, crollare, far passare, calare, sbagliare, sfuggire, svista, sbaglio, peggiorare, strafalcione, errare, errore, sottoveste, slittareItalian
  • praetermisissentLatin
  • falen, slip, uitglijden, slippen, herval, reep, ondergoedDutch
  • gli, skliNorwegian
  • poślizgnąć się, pośliznąć sięPolish
  • derrapar, deslizarPortuguese
  • alunecaRomanian
  • поскальзываться, ошибка, комбинация, поскользнуться, ошибаться, ошибиться, обмолвка, комбинашка, скольжение, листокRussian
  • تِرڪَڻُSindhi
  • halkaSwedish
  • జారు, పొరబడు, చీటీTelugu

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