What is another word for sliding?

280 synonyms found


[ slˈa͡ɪdɪŋ], [ slˈa‍ɪdɪŋ], [ s_l_ˈaɪ_d_ɪ_ŋ]

The word "sliding" refers to a motion of objects or individuals smoothly moving along a surface or gliding past one another. Other words that can be used as synonyms for "sliding" include slipping, gliding, skidding, slipping away, coasting, slithering, and slipping out. Additionally, other phrases that can be used as synonyms for "sliding" include moving smoothly, slipping into, slipping from, and gliding past. The use of synonyms can enhance the variety and depth of a writer's vocabulary, providing more creative expressions of language and a more nuanced understanding of the text.

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What are the opposite words for sliding?

Sliding is a word that refers to the action of moving smoothly and continuously along a surface. The antonyms for the word "sliding" are static, immovable, and motionless. These words imply a lack of movement or a state of being fixed in position. They stand in contrast to the concept of sliding, which suggests a sense of fluidity or change. For instance, a static object remains in the same place without any movement, whereas a sliding object moves from one position to another. Similarly, an immovable or motionless object indicates a complete lack of movement, whereas a sliding object suggests that it is moving continuously along a surface.

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Usage examples for Sliding

He walked with a quick, sliding step to where Mrs. Maule was still standing.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
Then, just as he was passing, he saw how white and trembling she was, and he pulled up, with Michael sliding his front feet in the loose soil that he might stop on that steep slope.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
Gently testing the ice before me with the end of my axe, with spread legs, on snowshoes, with long, sliding steps, I slowly advanced.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Sliding

  • I like my women to be feminine, not sliding into tackles and covered in mud.
    Brian Clough
  • Far less wealthy industrialized countries have committed to end child poverty, while the United States is sliding backwards. We can do better. We must demand that our leaders do better.
    Marian Wright Edelman
  • The only sliding I did was on the kind of instrument that you put on your lap; no Spanish electrics.
    John Fogerty
  • It seems there's a sliding scale between the money they spend on a movie and its creativity.
    Nicholas Lea
  • I was lucky enough to see with my own eyes the recent stock-market crash, where they lost several million dollars, a rabble of dead money that went sliding off into the sea.
    Federico Garcia Lorca

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