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glide

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of glide

  1. 1 to move or proceed smoothly and readily <looking for a college course that he could just glide through> Synonyms bowl, breeze, brush, coast, cruise, drift, flow, roll, sail, skim, slide, slip, stream, sweep, whiskRelated Words fly, race, rush, speedNear Antonyms limp, lumber, plod, stumble, trudge; shamble, shuffle; stamp, stomp, stump, tramp; labor, toilAntonyms flounder, struggle

  2. 2 to move through the air with or as if with outstretched wings <a kite gliding on the autumn breeze> Synonyms aviate, fly, plane, soar, wingRelated Words drift, float, hang, hover, waft; coast, cruise, sail, sweep; dart, flit, flutter; catapult, helicopter, jet, orbit, rocket; dive, stoop

  3. 3 to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air <water striders gliding along the surface of the brook> Synonyms drift, float, hang, hover, poise, ride, sail, swim, waftRelated Words bob, dangle, suspend; buoy; balloon, raftNear Antonyms dive, lunge, plunge; dip, immerse, submerge, submerseAntonyms settle, sink





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