Synonyms of glide


1. semivowel, glide, phone, speech sound, sound

usage: a vowellike sound that serves as a consonant

2. 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"

3. glide, gliding, sailplaning, soaring, sailing, flight, flying

usage: the activity of flying a glider


1. glide, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move smoothly and effortlessly

2. glide, fly, aviate, pilot

usage: fly in or as if in a glider plane

3. glide, move, displace

usage: cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly

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