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1 slide /ˈslaɪd/ verb
slides; slid /ˈslɪd/ ; sliding
1 slide
/ˈslaɪd/
verb
slides; slid /ˈslɪd/ ; sliding
Learner's definition of SLIDE
: to move smoothly along a surface
[no object]
[+ object]
[no object] : to move over ice or snow smoothly and often in a way that cannot be controlled
[no object] : to slip and fall
always followed by an adverb or preposition
: to move or pass smoothly and easily into or out of something
[no object]
[+ object]
: to move so you or your movements are not noticed
[no object]
[+ object]
[no object] : to become gradually worse over time
[no object] baseball : to dive toward a base to avoid being tagged out

let (something) slide

informal
: to do nothing about (something, such as another person's mistake or bad behavior) : to ignore (something)
2 slide /ˈslaɪd/ noun
plural slides
2 slide
/ˈslaɪd/
noun
plural slides
Learner's definition of SLIDE
[count]
: a movement to a lower or worse state or condition : decline usually singular
: an act of moving along or over a surface by sliding usually singular
see also landslide, mudslide, rockslide
: a structure with a slippery surface that children slide down see picture at playground; see also waterslide
baseball : the act of diving towards a base to avoid being tagged out
: a small piece of film with an image on it that can be shown on a wall or screen by using a special machine (called a projector)
: a small, thin, and usually rectangular piece of glass that holds an object to be looked at under a microscope
: a part of a musical instrument or a machine that is moved backward or forward
British : barrette
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