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Synonyms for slip away

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slip away, steal away, sneak away, sneak off, sneak out(verb)

    leave furtively and stealthily

    "The lecture was boring and many students slipped out when the instructor turned towards the blackboard"

    Synonyms:
    slide by, glide by, steal away, slip by, go by, sneak away, go along, sneak off, sneak out, elapse, lapse, pass

  2. elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along(verb)

    pass by

    "three years elapsed"

    Synonyms:
    run, perish, elapse, go past, make pass, lead, top, put across, go by, draw, evanesce, continue, occur, die, sneak off, snuff it, excrete, turn over, go, spend, fall back, recidivate, fade, hand, legislate, happen, egest, authorise, exceed, fleet, pass away, drop dead, overstep, transcend, make it, authorize, sneak out, regress, devolve, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, give, fall out, hap, slip by, go on, sink, eliminate, croak, lapse, pass off, give-up the ghost, return, blow over, take place, play along, expire, overhaul, go through, reach, communicate, go under, come about, keep, choke, pop off, go across, overtake, glide by, sneak away, extend, decease, fall, pass, proceed, pass by, clear, exit, conk, travel by, buy the farm, relapse, pass along, steal away, retrogress, slide by, go along, surpass, guide, backslide, pass on

Wiktionary

  1. slip away(verb)

    To leave a place, or a meeting, without being noticed

    I'm going to try to slip away from work early, if I can.

    Synonyms:
    sneak off, slide off, slip off

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slip away

    Synonyms:
    escape, glide away, slide away

  2. slip away

    Synonyms:
    sneak, skulk, slink, steal away, slink away

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How to use slip away in a sentence?

  1. Dwyane Wade:

    Earlier in the season, we let some games like this slip away, we need to take care of business. This is the time of year where you have to win games that you are supposed to win.

  2. Viktor Hovland:

    The front nine was awesome, made four birdies and was just really solid tee to green ; made some putts there as well, on the back I did n’t really feel like I played bad at all, you know, it was just a couple of mistakes and it’s so easy to just let things kind of slip away.

  3. Todd McLellan:

    I can see one slip away but not two. That's unacceptable, that’s two games in a row that played out almost identical in a lot of different ways. And there’s no reason why we should let either of them get away from us.

  4. Zhang Zhijun:

    I sincerely hope relations across the Taiwan Strait continue to maintain their trend of peaceful development and that the results of this won't slip away now they have been achieved.

  5. Gerald G. Jampolsky:

    The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.

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