Synonyms of slide


1. slide, microscope slide, plate glass, sheet glass

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

2. slide, descent

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

3. swoop, slide, glissando

usage: (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale; "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides"

4. slide, playground slide, sliding board, plaything, toy

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

5. slide, glide, coast, motion, movement, move

usage: 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"

6. slide, lantern slide, foil, transparency

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

7. chute, slide, slideway, sloping trough, gutter, trough

usage: sloping channel through which things can descend


1. skid, slip, slue, slew, slide, glide

usage: move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"

2. slither, slide, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly; "They slid through the wicket in the big gate"

3. slide, move, displace

usage: move smoothly along a surface; "He slid the money over to the other gambler"

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Definition and meaning of slide (Dictionary)