Synonyms and Antonyms of elapse

  1. to come to an end in those coin-operated binoculars at scenic areas your viewing time seems to elapse almost before it has begun Synonyms break 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)Related Words desist (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 downNear Antonyms draw out, extend, prolong, protractAntonyms continue, hang on, persist

Learn More about elapse

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up elapse? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!