HyperDic: lapse

English > 9 senses of the word lapse:
NOUNactlapse, oversighta mistake resulting from inattention
timelapsea break or intermission in the occurrence of something
actlapse, backsliding, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, revertinga failure to maintain a higher state
VERBmotionlapse, sink, passpass into a specified state or condition
changelapseend, at least for a long time
changelapse, backslidedrop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
bodylapse, relapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, fall backgo back to bad behavior
possessionlapselet slip
motionlapse, elapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go alongpass by
lapse > pronunciation
Soundslae'ps
Rhymescollapse ... taps: 11 rhymes with aeps...
English > lapse: 9 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA mistake resulting from inattention.
Synonymoversight
Broadermistake, error, faultA wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
Spanisherror, lapsus, olvido
Catalanbadada, error, lapsus
English > lapse: 9 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningA break or intermission in the occurrence of something.
Example"a lapse of three weeks between letters"
Broaderpause, intermission, break, interruption, suspensionA time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
Spanishlapso
Verbslapseend, at least for a long time
lapsepass by
lapselet slip
English > lapse: 9 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA failure to maintain a higher state.
Synonymsbacksliding, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting
Narrowerrecidivismhabitual relapse into crime
BroaderfailureAn act that fails
Spanishbajón, caída, recaída, recidiva, reincidencia, reventón
Catalancaiguda, fallida, recaiguda, recidiva, reincidència
Verbslapsego back to bad behavior
lapsedrop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
English > lapse: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningPass into a specified state or condition.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymssink, pass
BroadermoveGo or proceed from one point to another
Spanishcaer en, pasar
Catalancaure en, passar
English > lapse: 9 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningend, at least for a long time.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The correspondence lapsed"
Broaderend, stop, finish, terminate, ceaseHave an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense
Spanishacabar, caducar, extinguirse, pasarse
Catalancaducar, passar-se
Nounslapsea break or intermission in the occurrence of something
English > lapse: 9 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningDrop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymbackslide
Broaderslip, drop off, drop away, fall awayget worse
Catalanrecaure, reincidir
Nounslapsea failure to maintain a higher state
English > lapse: 9 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningGo back to bad behavior.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsrelapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, fall back
Broaderrevert, return, retrovert, regress, turn backGo back to a previous state
Spanishreincidir
Catalanreincidir
Nounslapsea failure to maintain a higher state
English > lapse: 9 senses > verb 5, possession
MeaningLet slip.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He lapsed his membership"
Broaderforfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, foregoLose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
Spanishcaducar
Catalancaducar, deixar d'existir
Nounslapsea break or intermission in the occurrence of something
English > lapse: 9 senses > verb 6, motion
Meaningpass by.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"three years elapsed"
Synonymselapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along
Narrowerfly, fell, vanishpass away rapidly
Broaderadvance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
Spanishdeslizarse, esfumarse, pasar, seguir, transcurrir, trascurrir
Catalanacabar, passar, transcórrer
Nounslapsea break or intermission in the occurrence of something

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