slip

All Verb Noun
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  • It appeared as if the fact of its existence had slipped his mind.
  • The album slipped to number thirty nine the next week, and fell out the next week.
  • At the age of seven, he lost his right eye when he slipped on ice and fell.
  • Only the other week a girl slipped away from the stage.
  • However, their ability to fight and win such a battle was slipping away.
  • He slipped out of town before police were informed of his presence.
  • Looking for their opportunity, many slipped away from camp to find their way back to their home village.
  • It spent a second week in the top ten, slipping to number eight.
  • It spent a third week in the top ten, slipping to number nine.
  • By mid-January, the news had slipped through the official wall of silence.
  • But the ball slipped from his hands and was not thrown high enough.
  • They played two seasons in the city's top competition until slipping into second class football.
  • He then slipped away so suddenly that he left his house keys.
  • He would win his third term easily despite his total popular vote slipping for the second straight election.
  • Some people claimed to experience conversion but then slipped back into their old ways of living.
  • People have died when they have slipped and fallen over the falls.
  • Together, they can feel themselves slipping and are holding on for dear life.
  • I had the feeling that a man would slip by less observed.
  • Debate continued over the surface after players began slipping during game play.
  • Slipping into the palace they quickly make their way to the room containing the last book.
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Meaning of slip

  • noun A minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
  • noun Potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics
  • noun A young and slender person
    he's a mere slip of a lad
  • noun An accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall
    he blamed his slip on the ice, the jolt caused many slips and a few spills
  • noun A small sheet of paper
    a receipt slip
  • noun A flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air
  • noun The act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
  • verb Insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly
    He slipped some money into the waiter's hand
  • verb Get worse
    My grades are slipping
  • verb Move smoothly and easily
    the bolt slipped into place, water slipped from the polished marble
  • verb Pass on stealthily
    He slipped me the key when nobody was looking
  • verb Move easily
    slip into something comfortable
  • verb Cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion
    he slipped the bolt into place
  • verb Pass out of one's memory