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Noun
A long, narrow piece of cloth, paper, plastic, or some other material
“This property enables a thin slip of metal to be bent backward and forwards without breaking.”
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An act of sliding unintentionally for a short distance
“Safety equipment is used to guard against the consequences of a slip or fall.”
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A (usually unintentional) mistake
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“It was a monumental slip with disastrous repercussions.”
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A loose-fitting garment, typically a short petticoat
“Her gown was made of silk, and the slip was made of crushed velvet in a shade of purple that was darker yet.”
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A small piece of paper, typically a form for writing on or one giving printed information
“Could a printed routing slip or attachment memo be used?”
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A piece of paper used in commercial transactions
“We had, in our possession, a slip as proof of our purchase.”
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A cutting taken from a plant for grafting or planting
“A slip from a vine at Valentine was planted in the parish of Ilford in 1708.”
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An act of breaking free from confinement, danger or control
“The criminals gave them the slip, and they got away with the money.”
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The characteristic of being unfit or ill-suited
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(printing) A trial impression of a page, taken from type or film and used for making corrections before final printing
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A gradual and continuous loss of strength, numbers, quality, or value
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The act or state of sagging
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Long backed bench
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A small document, included with an employee's wage or salary, giving details of money earned and tax and insurance paid
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A misspelt word
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Pillow sham
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A stiff, sticky fine-grained earth that can be moulded when wet, and is dried and baked to make bricks, pottery, and ceramics
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A fixed bunk on a ship, train, or other means of transport
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Loss of favored place
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Something that impedes, or stands in the way of, progress
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An accidental mishap or misfortune
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An easy victory
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An ambiguity or inadequacy in the law or a set of rules
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A small, thin, narrow piece of something cut or split off a larger piece
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A loose page or section in a magazine or other publication, typically one carrying an advertisement
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The action of evading something
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A sudden violent shaking of the ground, typically causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action
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An extensive unbroken surface area of something
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An instance of leaking
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To lose one's footing (and slide or fall unintentionally)
“The guide warned us that it was all too easy to slip on the steep slopes during our hike.”
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To go or move quietly or quickly, without attracting notice
“Elvis decided to slip quietly out the backdoor.”
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To insert or introduce in a stealthy way
“When the moment is right, slip the topic of a job promotion into the conversation.”
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To pass or change to a worse condition
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“Pre-tax profits in the first half would slip back by 25 percent compared to the previous year.”
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To drop to a lower level
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“The bank's share price is expected to slip to an all-time low.”
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To move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
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“The hours would slip by so quickly that she had no time to brood.”
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(of an object) To accidentally slide or move out of position or from someone's grasp
“The gun, slick with sweat, began to slip from his hand, but he gripped it tightly.”
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To put (something) in a particular place or position quietly, quickly, or stealthily
“Rub the ball with a little oil and slip it into a plastic bag.”
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(slip into) To put on (a garment) quickly and easily
“Christopher found his pants and would hurriedly slip into them.”
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(slip out of) To take off (a garment) quickly and easily
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“Once in the bathroom, she would quickly slip out of her clothes to have a rushed shower.”
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To loosen or disentangle
“At night, he'd slip the tie off, careful to make sure that all he needed to do for the next wear was reverse the steps.”
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To commit a mistake or error
“It was inevitable that someone would slip by saying something they didn't necessarily mean.”
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To transfer the possession of something to someone
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To replace one's clothing
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To bring, take, or put secretly
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To move (something or oneself) slowly and carefully
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To move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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To insert or introduce in a stealthy way
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To fall down or to a lower level, especially abruptly
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To change the emphasis, direction, or focus of
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To break free from confinement or control
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To fail to discharge properly
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To put something out of its usual place
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To get out of the way of
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To make known, especially confidential information and in a discrete manner
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To fail to execute a skill
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To insert a graft on (a trunk or stem)
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Become less intense, violent, or severe
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To turn or cause to turn aside from a course
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Make way through water using arms, legs
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To give (someone) a sum of money as a reward for a service
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