Synonyms for skid

Synonyms for (noun) skid

Synonyms: skid, slip, sideslip

Definition: an unexpected slide

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: brake shoe, skid, shoe

Definition: a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation

Similar words: restraint, constraint

Definition: a device that retards something's motion

Usage: the car did not have proper restraints fitted


Synonyms: skid

Definition: one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects

Similar words: plank, board

Definition: a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes

Synonyms for (verb) skid

Synonyms: skid, slew, slide, slip, slue

Definition: move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

Usage: the wheels skidded against the sidewalk

Similar words: glide

Definition: move smoothly and effortlessly


Synonyms: skid

Definition: slide without control

Usage: the car skidded in the curve on the wet road

Similar words: skid, slew, slide, slip, slue

Definition: move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner

Usage: the wheels skidded against the sidewalk


Synonyms: skid

Definition: apply a brake or skid to

Similar words: brake

Definition: cause to stop by applying the brakes

Usage: brake the car before you go into a curve


Synonyms: skid

Definition: elevate onto skids

Similar words: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate

Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position

Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load