HyperDic: slip

English > 26 senses of the word slip:
VERBmotionslip, stealmove stealthily
changeslipinsert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly
motionslip, skid, slue, slew, slidemove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
changeslip, drop off, drop away, fall awayget worse
motionslipmove smoothly and easily
cognitionslip, err, mistaketo make a mistake or be incorrect
possessionslip, sneakpass on stealthily
motionslipmove easily
motionslipcause to move with a smooth or sliding motion
cognitionslip, slip one's mindpass out of one's memory
changeslip, dislocate, luxate, splaymove out of position
NOUNactslip, faux pas, gaffe, solecism, gaucheriea socially awkward or tactless act
actslip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxisa minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech / speech / speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
substanceslippotter's clay that is thinned and used for coating / coating or decorating ceramics
plantslip, cuttinga part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
person slipa young and slender person
locationslip, mooring, moorage, bertha place where a craft can be made fast
eventslip, tripan accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall
attributeslip, slickness, slick, slipperinessa slippery smoothness
artifactslip, stripartifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
artifactslip, slip of papera small sheet of paper
artifactslip, chemise, shimmy, shift, teddya woman's sleeveless undergarment
artifactslip, case, pillowcase, pillow slipbed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow
actslip, skid, sideslipan unexpected slide
actslip, sideslipa flight maneuver
actslip, elusion, eludingthe act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
slip > pronunciation
Soundsslih'p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA socially awkward or tactless act.
Synonymsfaux pas, gaffe, solecism, gaucherie
Broaderblunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-booAn embarrassing mistake
Spanishmetedura de pata, metida de pata, pifia, solecismo
Catalandisbarat, ensopegada, relliscada, solecisme, solecismo
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech / speech / speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc..
Synonymsslip-up, miscue, parapraxis
NarrowerFreudian slipA slip-up that (according to Sigmund Freud) results from the operation of unconscious wishes or conflicts / conflicts and can reveal unconscious processes in normal healthy individuals
Broadermistake, error, faultA wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
Spanishdesahogo, error, lapsus, resbalón
Catalanerror, espifiada, lapsus
Verbsslipto make a mistake or be incorrect
slippass out of one's memory
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 3, substance
Meaningpotter's clay that is thinned and used for coating / coating or decorating ceramics.
Broaderpotter's clay, potter's earthclay that does not contain any iron
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 4, plant
MeaningA part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting.
Synonymcutting
Narrowerquicksetcuttings of plants set in the ground to grow as hawthorn for hedges or vines
Broaderstalk, stemA slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
Spanishesqueje
Catalanesqueix
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningA young and slender person.
Example"he's a mere slip of a lad"
Broaderyoung person, youth, younker, spring chickenA young person (especially a young man or boy)
Spanishcriatura
Catalancriatura
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 6, location
MeaningA place where a craft can be made fast.
Synonymsmooring, moorage, berth
Broaderanchorage, anchorage groundplace for vessels to anchor
Spanishamarradero, amarre, atraque
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 7, event
MeaningAn accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall.
Examples
  • "he blamed his slip on the ice"
  • "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
Synonymtrip
Narrowerspill, tumble, fallA sudden drop from an upright position
Broadermishap, misadventure, mischanceAn instance of misfortune
Spanishtraspié, tropezón, tropiezo
Catalanensopegada, patinada, relliscada
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 8, attribute
MeaningA slippery smoothness.
Synonymsslickness, slick, slipperiness
BroadersmoothnessA texture without roughness
Spanishlustre, suavidad, viscosidad
Adjectivesslippycausing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 9, artifact
Meaningartifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material.
Synonymstrip
NarrowerbandA thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
band, ringA strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)
bandA thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration
cramp, cramp ironA strip of metal with ends bent at right angles
lead, leadingThin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
mullionA nonstructural vertical strip between the casements or panes of a window (or the panels of a screen)
reefOne of several strips across a sail that can be taken in or rolled up to lessen the area of the sail that is exposed to the wind
ribbon, typewriter ribbonA long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter
screedAn accurately levelled strip of material placed on a wall or floor as guide for the even application of plaster or concrete
stayA thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset)
tabA short strip of material attached to or projecting from something in order to facilitate opening or identifying or handling it
tapeA long thin piece ... / piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening
weather strip, weatherstrip, weather stripping, weatherstrippingA narrow strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window to exclude the cold
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishbanda, tira
Catalanbanda, tira
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 10, artifact
MeaningA small sheet of paper.
Example"a receipt slip"
Synonymslip of paper
Broadersheet, piece of paper, sheet of paperPaper used for writing or printing
Spanishpapelito
Catalanpaperet
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 11, artifact
MeaningA woman's sleeveless undergarment.
Synonymschemise, shimmy, shift, teddy
Partsstrap, shoulder strapA band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag
Broaderundergarment, unmentionableA garment worn under other garments
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 12, artifact
Meaningbed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow.
Synonymscase, pillowcase, pillow slip
Broaderbed linenlinen or cotton articles for a bed (as sheets and pillowcases)
Spanishfunda de almohada
Catalancoixinera
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 13, act
MeaningAn unexpected slide.
Synonymsskid, sideslip
Broaderslide, glide, coastThe act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
Spanishderrapada, derrape, deslizamiento lateral, patinazo, resbalón
Catalanpatinada, relliscada
Adjectivesslippycausing or tending to cause things to slip or slide
Verbsslipmove out of position
slipmove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
slipmove stealthily
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 14, act
MeaningA flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways / sideways in the air.
Synonymsideslip
Broaderflight maneuver, airplane maneuverA maneuver executed by an aircraft
Spanishdeslizamiento lateral, deslizamiento
Verbsslipmove smoothly and easily
English > slip: 26 senses > noun 15, act
MeaningThe act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning).
Synonymselusion, eluding
BroaderevasionThe act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver
Spanishelusión
Catalanelusió
Verbsslipmove stealthily
English > slip: 26 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove stealthily.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"The ship slipped away in the darkness"
Synonymsteal
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
See alsoslip awaypass by
Spanishdeslizarse, deslizar, escabullirse
Catalandislocar, esmunyir, fer lliscar
Nounsslipthe act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
slipan unexpected slide
English > slip: 26 senses > verb 2, change
Meaninginsert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"
Broaderinsert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceintroduce
Spanishcolar, deslizar
Catalancolar, passar
English > slip: 26 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsskid, slue, slew, slide
Narrowerside-slipslide sideways / sideways through the air in a downward direction in an airplane along an inclined lateral axis
skidslide without control
submarineMove forward or under in a sliding motion
BroaderglideMove smoothly and effortlessly
See alsoslip upmake an error
Spanishdeslizar, patinar, resbalar
Catalanrelliscar
Nounsslipan unexpected slide
English > slip: 26 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningget worse.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"My grades are slipping"
Synonymsdrop off, drop away, fall away
Narrowerlapse, backslideDrop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
Broaderworsen, declineGrow worse
See alsofallPass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind
Spanishagravarse, bajar, declinar, deteriorar, empeorar
Catalanbaixar, declinar, empitjorar
Nounsslippagedecline from a standard level of performance or achievement
English > slip: 26 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningMove smoothly and easily.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "the bolt slipped into place"
  • "water slipped from the polished marble"
Caused byslipCause to move with a smooth or sliding motion
Broaderescape, get away, break looserun away from confinement
See alsoslip awayleave furtively and stealthily
slip bypass by
Spanishdeslizarse
Catalanesmunyir, fer lliscar
Nounsslipa flight maneuver
English > slip: 26 senses > verb 6, cognition
MeaningTo make a mistake or be incorrect.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymserr, mistake
Narrowerfall forBe deceived / deceived, duped, or entrapped by
misjudgejudge / judge incorrectly
misrememberRemember incorrectly
stumble, slip up, trip upmake an error
See alsoslip upmake an error
Spanishconfundirse, entender mal, equivocarse, equivocar, errar, fallir, resbalar
Catalanconfondre's, equivocar-se, errar
Nounsslipa minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech / speech / speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
English > slip: 26 senses > verb 7, possession
MeaningPass on stealthily.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey slip the food to the people; They slip the people the food
Example"He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"
Synonymsneak
Broaderpass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, giveplace into the hands or custody of
Spanishdelizar
English > slip: 26 senses > verb 8, motion
MeaningMove easily.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"slip into something comfortable"
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
English > slip: 26 senses > verb 9, motion
MeaningCause to move with a smooth or sliding motion.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"he slipped the bolt into place"
Cause toslipMove smoothly and easily
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
English > slip: 26 senses > verb 10, cognition
MeaningPass out of one's memory.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymslip one's mind
Broaderforget, block, blank out, draw a blankBe unable to remember
Nounsslipa minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech / speech / speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
English > slip: 26 senses > verb 11, change
MeaningMove out of position.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsdislocate, luxate, splay
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishdislocar, luxar
Catalandislocar
Nounsslipan unexpected slide
slippagefailing to hold or slipping out of place

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