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slip

verb
1. To move smoothly, continuously, and effortlessly:
2. To move silently and furtively:
Slang: gumshoe.
3. To lose one's balance and fall or almost fall:
Idiom: take a skid.
4. To shift or be shifted out of place:
5. To maneuver gently and slowly into place:
6. To free from ties or fasteners:
7. To get away from (a pursuer):
Slang: shake.
Idiom: give someone the shake.
8. To bring forth a nonviable fetus prematurely:
9. To displace (a bone) from a socket or joint:
Idiom: throw out of joint.
10. To decline, as in value or quantity, very gradually:
11. To make an error or mistake:
12. To undergo moral deterioration:
Idiom: go bad.
phrasal verb
slip into
To put (an article of clothing) on one's person:
phrasal verb
slip on
To put (an article of clothing) on one's person:
phrasal verb
slip up
To make an error or mistake:
noun
1. An act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true:
2. A minor mistake:
Informal: fluff.
Translations
يَرْتَدي بِسُرْعَه
vklouznout
hoppe i
belebújik
bregîa sér í
vkĺznuť
çabucak giymekgiyivermek

slip1

(slip) past tense, past participle slipped verb
1. to slide accidentally and lose one's balance or footing. I slipped and fell on the path.
2. to slide, or drop, out of the right position or out of control. The plate slipped out of my grasp.
3. to drop in standard. I'm sorry about my mistake – I must be slipping!
4. to move quietly especially without being noticed. She slipped out of the room.
5. to escape from. The dog had slipped its lead and disappeared.
6. to put or pass (something) with a quick, light movement. She slipped the letter back in its envelope.
noun
1. an act of slipping. Her sprained ankle was a result of a slip on the path.
2. a usually small mistake. Everyone makes the occasional slip.
3. a kind of undergarment worn under a dress; a petticoat.
4. (also ˈslipway) a sloping platform next to water used for building and launching ships.
ˈslipper noun
a loose, soft kind of shoe for wearing indoors.
ˈslippery adjective
1. so smooth as to cause slipping. The path is slippery – watch out!
2. not trustworthy. He's rather a slippery character.
ˈslipperiness noun
slip road
a road for joining or leaving a motorway.
ˈslipshod adjective
(of work etc) untidy; careless. The teacher told him his work was slipshod.
give (someone) the slip
to escape from or avoid (someone) in a secretive manner. The crooks gave the policemen the slip.
let slip
1. to miss (an opportunity etc). I let the chance slip, unfortunately.
2. to say (something) unintentionally. She let slip some remark about my daughter.
slip into
to put on (clothes) quickly. She slipped into her nightdress.
slip off
1. to take (clothes) off quickly. Slip off your shoe.
2. to move away noiselessly or hurriedly. We'll slip off when no-one's looking.
slip on
to put on (clothes) quickly.
slip up to make a mistake; to fail to do something: They certainly slipped up badly over the new appointment (noun ˈslip-up)
References in classic literature ?
They told the girl to take off her wet clothes and throw them outside the door that they might be dried, and then to slip into the captain's bunk and get warm.
I saw his wild endeavors to regain his equilibrium; I saw him reel drunkenly for an instant upon the brink of eternity and then, with a loud scream, slip into the sea.
I rather mistrust young men who slip into life gracefully.