Synonyms for glide

Synonyms for (noun) glide

Synonyms: glide, gliding, sailing, sailplaning, soaring

Definition: the activity of flying a glider

Similar words: flight, flying

Definition: an instance of traveling by air

Usage: flying was still an exciting adventure for him


Synonyms: slide, glide, coast

Definition: the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it

Usage: his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill; the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope

Similar words: motion, move, movement

Definition: the act of changing location from one place to another

Usage: 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


Synonyms: semivowel, glide

Definition: a vowellike sound that serves as a consonant

Similar words: sound, speech sound, phone

Definition: (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language

Synonyms for (verb) glide

Synonyms: glide

Definition: move smoothly and effortlessly

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: 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


Synonyms: glide

Definition: cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: glide

Definition: fly in or as if in a glider plane

Similar words: fly, aviate, pilot

Definition: operate an airplane

Usage: The pilot flew to Cuba