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Another word for slip

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Verb
  1. To move smoothly, continuously, and effortlessly

      1. To move or slide by twisting or undulating the body over a surface, as in the manner of a snake.
      2. To walk with a sliding or shuffling gait:
      3. To slip and slide, as on a loose or uneven surface:
      1. To move over a surface while maintaining smooth continuous contact.
      2. To participate in a sport that involves such movement:
      3. To lose a secure footing or positioning; slip:
      1. To fall from a previous level or standard, as of accomplishment, quality, or conduct:
      2. To deviate from a prescribed or accepted way:
      3. To pass gradually or smoothly; slip:
      1. A gliding step in ballet.
      2. A controlled slide, in either a standing or sitting position, used in descending a steep icy or snowy incline.
      3. To perform a glissade.
      1. To move in a smooth, effortless manner:
      2. To move silently and furtively:
      3. To occur or pass imperceptibly:
    See also:

    move

  2. To move silently and furtively

      1. A sneaker or rubber overshoe.
      2. An investigator, especially a detective.
      3. To work as a detective.
      1. To take (the property of another) without right or permission.
      2. To present or use (someone else's words or ideas) as one's own.
      3. To get or take secretly or artfully:
      1. To go or move in a quiet, stealthy way.
      2. To behave in a cowardly or servile manner.
      3. To move, give, take, or put in a quiet, stealthy manner:
      1. Any of numerous scaly, legless, sometimes venomous squamate reptiles of the suborder Serpentes (or Ophidia), having a long, tapering, cylindrical body and flexible jaws.
      2. A treacherous person.
      3. A long, highly flexible metal wire or coil used for cleaning drains.
      1. To move in a quiet furtive manner; sneak:
      2. To give birth to prematurely:
      3. Born prematurely.
      1. To move over a surface while maintaining smooth continuous contact.
      2. To participate in a sport that involves such movement:
      3. To lose a secure footing or positioning; slip:
      1. To lie in hiding, as out of cowardice or bad conscience; lurk.
      2. To move about stealthily.
      3. To evade work or obligation; shirk.
      1. To move stealthily or cautiously.
      2. To act or proceed cautiously or timidly to avoid committing oneself.
      1. To roam through stealthily, as in search of prey or plunder:
      2. To rove furtively or with predatory intent:
      3. The act or an instance of prowling.
      1. Any of numerous small rodents of the families Muridae and Cricetidae, such as the house mouse, characteristically having a pointed snout, small rounded ears, and a long naked or almost hairless tail.
      2. Any of various similar or related animals, such as the jumping mouse, the vole, or the jerboa.
      3. A cowardly or timid person.
      1. To wait out of view:
      2. To move furtively; sneak:
      3. To exist unobserved or unsuspected:
      1. To move in a smooth, effortless manner:
      2. To move silently and furtively:
      3. To occur or pass imperceptibly:
      1. To move with the body close to the ground, as on hands and knees.
      2. To move stealthily or cautiously.
      3. To move or proceed very slowly:
    See also:

    move

  3. To lose one's balance and fall or almost fall

      1. To move or slide by twisting or undulating the body over a surface, as in the manner of a snake.
      2. To walk with a sliding or shuffling gait:
      3. To slip and slide, as on a loose or uneven surface:
      1. To move over a surface while maintaining smooth continuous contact.
      2. To participate in a sport that involves such movement:
      3. To lose a secure footing or positioning; slip:
      1. The action of sliding or slipping over a surface, often sideways.
      2. A plank, log, or timber, usually one of a pair, used as a support or as a track for sliding or rolling heavy objects.
      3. A pallet for loading or handling goods, especially one having solid sideboards and no bottom.
  4. To shift or be shifted out of place

      1. To move over a surface while maintaining smooth continuous contact.
      2. To participate in a sport that involves such movement:
      3. To lose a secure footing or positioning; slip:
    See also:

    move

  5. To maneuver gently and slowly into place

      1. To move over a surface while maintaining smooth continuous contact.
      2. To participate in a sport that involves such movement:
      3. To lose a secure footing or positioning; slip:
      1. To move in a smooth, effortless manner:
      2. To move silently and furtively:
      3. To occur or pass imperceptibly:
      1. The condition of being comfortable or relieved.
      2. Freedom from pain, worry, or agitation:
      3. Freedom from constraint or embarrassment; naturalness.
  6. To free from ties or fasteners

    See also:

    tighten

  7. To get away from (a pursuer)

  8. To bring forth a nonviable fetus prematurely

      1. To have a miscarriage.
      2. To go astray or be lost in transit, as mail or cargo.
      3. To fail to attain an intended goal, as a plan or project.
      1. To terminate (a pregnancy) by abortion.
      2. To cause the expulsion of (an embryo or fetus) by abortion.
      3. To undergo the abortion of (an embryo or fetus).
  9. To displace (a bone) from a socket or joint

  10. To decline, as in value or quantity, very gradually

    See also:

    increase

  11. To make an error or mistake

    See also:

    correct

  12. To undergo moral deterioration

      1. To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
      2. To descend to the bottom of a body of water or other liquid:
      3. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
      1. To drop or come down freely under the influence of gravity:
      2. To drop oneself to a lower or less erect position:
      3. To lose an upright or erect position suddenly:
Noun
  1. An act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true

    See also:

    correct

  2. A minor mistake

      1. Light down or fuzz, as on a young bird or on a dandelion or milkweed seed.
      2. Something having a very light, soft, or frothy consistency or appearance:
      3. Light or superficial entertainment:
      1. An error; an oversight.
      1. To fall from a previous level or standard, as of accomplishment, quality, or conduct:
      2. To deviate from a prescribed or accepted way:
      3. To pass gradually or smoothly; slip:
    See also:

    correct

Idioms:

    slip into

  1. To put (an article of clothing) on one's person

  2. slip on

  3. To put (an article of clothing) on one's person

  4. slip-up

  5. To make an error or mistake

Another word for slip

Noun
  1. Error

    See also:

    error

  2. Misstep

      1. To miss one's step in walking or running; trip and almost fall.
      2. To proceed unsteadily or falteringly; flounder.
      3. To act or speak falteringly or clumsily:
      1. The action of sliding or slipping over a surface, often sideways.
      2. A plank, log, or timber, usually one of a pair, used as a support or as a track for sliding or rolling heavy objects.
      3. A pallet for loading or handling goods, especially one having solid sideboards and no bottom.
      1. To move over a surface while maintaining smooth continuous contact.
      2. To participate in a sport that involves such movement:
      3. To lose a secure footing or positioning; slip:
    See also:

    fall

  3. Piece of paper

      1. A usually green, flattened, lateral structure attached to a stem and functioning as a principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in most plants.
      2. A leaflike organ or structure.
      3. Leaves considered as a group; foliage.
      1. A broad rectangular piece of fabric serving as a basic article of bedding.
      2. A broad, thin, usually rectangular mass or piece of material, such as paper, metal, glass, or plywood.
      3. A flat or very shallow, usually rectangular pan used for baking.
      1. A thing considered as a unit or an element of a larger thing, quantity, or class; a portion:
      2. A portion or part that has been separated from a whole:
      3. An object that is one member of a group or class:
Verb
  1. To slide

      1. To change in position from one point to another:
      2. To follow a specified course:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
      1. To exchange (one thing) for another of the same class:
      2. To move or transfer from one place or position to another.
      3. To alter (position or place).
      1. To move in a smooth, effortless manner:
      2. To move silently and furtively:
      3. To occur or pass imperceptibly:
    See also:

    slide

  2. To err

Idioms:

    give-someone-the-slip

  1. let-slip