Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie (a socially awkward or tactless act)
- S: (n) slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxis (a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.)
- S: (n) slip (potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics)
- S: (n) cutting, slip (a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting)
- S: (n) slip (a young and slender person) "he's a mere slip of a lad"
- S: (n) mooring, moorage, berth, slip (a place where a craft can be made fast)
- S: (n) slip, trip (an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall) "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
- S: (n) slickness, slick, slipperiness, slip (a slippery smoothness) "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"
- S: (n) strip, slip (artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material)
- S: (n) slip, slip of paper (a small sheet of paper) "a receipt slip"; "a withdrawal slip"
- S: (n) chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddy (a woman's sleeveless undergarment)
- S: (n) case, pillowcase, slip, pillow slip (bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow) "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"
- S: (n) skid, slip, sideslip (an unexpected slide)
- S: (n) slip, sideslip (a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air)
- S: (n) slip, elusion, eluding (the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning))
- S: (v) steal, slip (move stealthily) "The ship slipped away in the darkness"
- S: (v) slip (insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly) "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"
- S: (v) skid, slip, slue, slew, slide (move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner) "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
- S: (v) slip, drop off, drop away, fall away (get worse) "My grades are slipping"
- S: (v) slip (move smoothly and easily) "the bolt slipped into place"; "water slipped from the polished marble"
- S: (v) err, mistake, slip (to make a mistake or be incorrect)
- S: (v) slip, sneak (pass on stealthily) "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"
- S: (v) slip (move easily) "slip into something comfortable"
- S: (v) slip (cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion) "he slipped the bolt into place"
- S: (v) slip, slip one's mind (pass out of one's memory)
- S: (v) dislocate, luxate, splay, slip (move out of position) "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"