slide


slide

verb

Definition of SLIDE

1
to move about in a sly or secret manner <slid gently into his seat without anyone else in church noticing>
Related Words crawl, creep, edge, inch, worm; ghost, pad, tiptoe
2
to move or proceed smoothly and readily <at this point the river slides along its banks with barely a ripple>
Related Words fly, race, rush, speed
Antonyms flounder, struggle
3
to move slowly with the body close to the ground <the convict escaped by sliding through the prison's ductwork>
Related Words crouch, squat; edge, inch, nose; skulk, sneak, steal, tiptoe

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