Synonyms for slide

Synonyms for (noun) slide

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: chute, slide, slideway, sloping trough

Definition: sloping channel through which things can descend

Similar words: gutter, trough

Definition: a channel along the eaves or on the roof; collects and carries away rainwater


Synonyms: slide, lantern slide

Definition: a transparency mounted in a frame; viewed with a slide projector

Similar words: foil, transparency

Definition: picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector


Synonyms: microscope slide, slide

Definition: a small flat rectangular piece of glass on which specimens can be mounted for microscopic study

Similar words: plate glass, sheet glass

Definition: glass formed into large thin sheets


Synonyms: slide, sliding board, playground slide

Definition: plaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide

Similar words: plaything, toy

Definition: an artifact designed to be played with


Synonyms: swoop, slide

Definition: (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale

Usage: the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides

Similar words: glissando

Definition: a rapid series of ascending or descending notes on the musical scale


Synonyms: slide

Definition: (geology) the descent of a large mass of earth or rocks or snow etc.

Similar words: descent

Definition: a movement downward

Synonyms for (verb) slide

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: slide, slither

Definition: to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly

Usage: They slid through the wicket in the big gate

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: slide

Definition: move smoothly along a surface

Usage: He slid the money over to the other gambler

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