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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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