Examples of elapse in a Sentence
in those coin-operated binoculars at scenic areas your viewing time seems to elapse almost before it has begun
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About 15 seconds elapsed between the snap and Watson's touchdown dance being interrupted by a mob of Texans teammates.
But with him out of the jurisdiction of the New York police, and with seven years having elapsed since the attacks are said to have taken place, the police will instead continue gathering evidence.
Interestingly, though, these positive effects fell the more time that elapsed between each break.
This model alarms when the cook time has elapsed and counts up from zero on warm.
Several weeks elapsed before another researcher (who did not know about the potential legal repercussions under DMCA) reported this problem.
The statute of limitations for this liability has elapsed.
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich immediately called a timeout even though only 1 minute, 49 seconds of the game had elapsed.
UConn lost a Week 2 game last season in painful fashion, time elapsing at Navy with the Huskies 1-yard shy of the goal line and the winning touchdown.
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Synonymsbreak off, break up, close, conclude, dead-end, determine, die, discontinue, cease, end, expire, finish, go, halt, lapse, leave off, let up, pass, quit, stop, terminate, wind up, wink (out)
Antonymscontinue, hang on, persist
Related Wordsdesist (from), lay off (of), refrain (from); give over [British], knock off, pack (up or in); break down, conk (out), cut out, stall; pause, stay, suspend; abate, peter (out), wind down
Near Antonymsdraw out, extend, prolong, protract
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