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

15 senses of slip

Sense 1
faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie -- (a socially awkward or tactless act)
       => blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo -- (an embarrassing mistake)

Sense 2
slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxis -- (a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.)
       => mistake, error, fault -- (a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults")

Sense 3
slip -- (potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics)
       => potter's clay, potter's earth -- (clay that does not contain any iron; used in making pottery or for modeling)

Sense 4
cutting, slip -- (a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting)
       => stalk, stem -- (a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ)

Sense 5
slip -- (a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad")
       => young person, youth, younker, spring chicken -- (a young person (especially a young man or boy))

Sense 6
mooring, moorage, berth, slip -- (a place where a craft can be made fast)
       => anchorage, anchorage ground -- (place for vessels to anchor)

Sense 7
slip, trip -- (an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills")
       => mishap, misadventure, mischance -- (an instance of misfortune)

Sense 8
slickness, slick, slipperiness, slip -- (a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller")
       => smoothness -- (a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch; "admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs"; "some artists prefer the smoothness of a board")

Sense 9
strip, slip -- (artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material)
       => artifact, artefact -- (a man-made object taken as a whole)

Sense 10
slip, slip of paper -- (a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip")
       => sheet, piece of paper, sheet of paper -- (paper used for writing or printing)

Sense 11
chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddy -- (a woman's sleeveless undergarment)
       => undergarment, unmentionable -- (a garment worn under other garments)

Sense 12
case, pillowcase, slip, pillow slip -- (bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase")
       => bed linen -- (linen or cotton articles for a bed (as sheets and pillowcases))

Sense 13
skid, slip, sideslip -- (an unexpected slide)
       => 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")

Sense 14
slip, sideslip -- (a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air)
       => flight maneuver, airplane maneuver -- (a maneuver executed by an aircraft)

Sense 15
slip, elusion, eluding -- (the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning))
       => evasion -- (the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver)

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

11 senses of slip

Sense 1
steal, slip -- (move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")
          Phrasal Verb-> slip away#2

Sense 2
slip -- (insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand")
       => insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce -- (introduce; "Insert your ticket here")

Sense 3
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)
          Phrasal Verb-> slip up#1

Sense 4
slip, drop off, drop away, fall away -- (get worse; "My grades are slipping")
       => worsen, decline -- (grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened")

Sense 5
slip -- (move smoothly and easily; "the bolt slipped into place"; "water slipped from the polished marble")
       => escape, get away, break loose -- (run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison")
          Phrasal Verb-> slip by#1; slip away#1

Sense 6
err, mistake, slip -- (to make a mistake or be incorrect)
          Phrasal Verb-> slip up#1

Sense 7
slip, sneak -- (pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking")
       => pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give -- (place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers")

Sense 8
slip -- (move easily; "slip into something comfortable")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 9
slip -- (cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion; "he slipped the bolt into place")
       => 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")

Sense 10
slip, slip one's mind -- (pass out of one's memory)
       => forget, block, blank out, draw a blank -- (be unable to remember; "I'm drawing a blank"; "You are blocking the name of your first wife!")

Sense 11
dislocate, luxate, splay, slip -- (move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically")
       => 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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