Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun glide

3 senses of glide

Sense 1
semivowel, glide -- (a vowellike sound that serves as a consonant)
       => phone, speech sound, sound -- ((phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language)

Sense 2
slide, glide, coast -- (the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it; "his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill"; "the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope")
       => motion, movement, move -- (the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path")

Sense 3
glide, gliding, sailplaning, soaring, sailing -- (the activity of flying a glider)
       => flight, flying -- (an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb glide

3 senses of glide

Sense 1
glide -- (move smoothly and effortlessly)
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")
          Phrasal Verb-> glide by#1

Sense 2
glide -- (fly in or as if in a glider plane)
       => fly, aviate, pilot -- (operate an airplane; "The pilot flew to Cuba")

Sense 3
glide -- (cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly)
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

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