Definition of slip away
- The afternoon quietly slipped away.
- They saw their four-run lead slip away.
- Their grandmother slipped away in her sleep last night.
- They slipped away from the party right after dinner.
: to move with a smooth sliding motion
: to move quietly and cautiously : steal
: elapse, pass
: a sloping ramp extending out into the water to serve as a place for landing or repairing ships
: a ship's or boat's berth between two piers
: the act or an instance of departing secretly or hurriedly
: a small shoot or twig cut for planting or grafting : scion
: descendant, offspring
: a long narrow strip of material
: to take cuttings from (a plant) : divide into slips
: a mixture of finely divided clay and water used especially by potters (as for casting or decorating wares or in cementing separately formed parts)
: on the way : along
: from this or that place
: in a secure place or manner
: absent from a place : gone
: distant in space or time
: played on an opponent's grounds
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