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

7 senses of slide

Sense 1
slide, microscope slide -- (a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study)
       => plate glass, sheet glass -- (glass formed into large thin sheets)

Sense 2
slide -- ((geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.)
       => descent -- (a movement downward)

Sense 3
swoop, slide -- ((music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides")
       => glissando -- (a rapid series of ascending or descending notes on the musical scale)

Sense 4
slide, playground slide, sliding board -- (plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide)
       => plaything, toy -- (an artifact designed to be played with)

Sense 5
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 6
slide, lantern slide -- (a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector)
       => foil, transparency -- (picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector)

Sense 7
chute, slide, slideway, sloping trough -- (sloping channel through which things can descend)
       => gutter, trough -- (a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater)

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

3 senses of slide

Sense 1
skid, slip, slue, slew, slide -- (move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk")
       => glide -- (move smoothly and effortlessly)

Sense 2
slither, slide -- (to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly; "They slid through the wicket in the big gate")
       => 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-> slide down#1; slide by#1

Sense 3
slide -- (move smoothly along a surface; "He slid the money over to the other gambler")
       => 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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