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An unintentional departure from truth or accuracy
“I may have made a slip I can never forgive myself for.”
A long narrow piece of material
“… baskets woven from slips of wicker.”
An act of sliding unintentionally for a short distance
“Rugs and mats will absorb the moisture, reducing the risk of a slip and fall injury further in the home.”
A loose-fitting garment, typically a short petticoat
“With Phoebe's help, she'd chosen a floral slip dress with a low neckline and spaghetti straps.”
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?”
A cutting taken from a plant for grafting or planting; a scion
“They took seeds or slips from rare and threatened plants.”
The act or an instance of getting free from danger or confinement
“… gave her pursuers the slip.”
Lose one's footing and slide unintentionally for a short distance
“When I'd slip and lose my footing, he'd momentarily lose sight of me, and a worried expression would cross his face.”
Go or move quietly or quickly, without attracting notice
“But she does admit to being a little annoyed, especially when, after the biggest race of her life, she was almost allowed to slip quietly back to the changing rooms.”
Pass or change to a lower, worse, or different condition, typically in a gradual or imperceptible way
“Pre-tax profits in the first half, however, slipped back by 25 per cent due to higher interest charges.”
To move or proceed smoothly and readily
“The hours slipped by so quickly that she had no time to brood.”
To decline gradually from a standard level
“… the store's quality of service began to slip after the new owners took over.”
Fall; glide
“The bank's shares slipped 1.5p to 227p.”
“I cried out, blinded with pain, and would have fallen to my knees if Cae hadn't quickly slipped his arms around me.”
“Christopher finds his pants and quickly pulls them on before slipping into his shirt.”
“In the bathroom she quickly slipped out of her clothes.”
“He was already slipping the knot of his tie.”
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