Definition of Slip by

1. Verb. Pass by. "Three years elapsed"

Exact synonyms: Elapse, Glide By, Go Along, Go By, Lapse, Pass, Slide By, Slip Away
Generic synonyms: Advance, Go On, March On, Move On, Pass On, Progress
Specialized synonyms: Fell, Fly, Vanish
Derivative terms: Lapse

Definition of Slip by

1. Verb. (idiomatic intransitive) to pass without having been taken advantage of. ¹

2. Verb. to go unnoticed ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slip By

slip-joint pliers
slip-skin grape
slip away
slip by (current term)
slip carriage
slip case
slip clutch
slip coach
slip down
slip friction clutch
slip in
slip into
slip into something more comfortable
slip knot
slip noose
slip nooses
slip of paper
slip of the pen

Literary usage of Slip by

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"Experience has shown that a very low apparent slip by itself may be an indication of poor efficiency; in that case, it will be combined with a high true ..."

2. Records Relating to the Early History of Boston by Boston (Mass.). Registry Dept (1904)
"The Estimates of the expence of altering Lynn Street to convey the water over ground thro'. the Town slip by L'. Governor Robins Wharff, were considered ..."

3. The Queens of England and Their Times: From Matilda, Queen of William the by Francis Lancelott (1894)
"... and now th:it e bud let tin1 birth of his son slip by. the golden miimi-nt when he might h.ive made conclusions without impairing his ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of the City of by New York (City) Superior Court, Joseph S. Bosworth, Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Austin Abbott (1865)
"But a vessel sunk in a slip, by an unavoidable cause, ... The mere occupation of the plaintiffs' slip by the-vessel in question, therefore, ..."

5. Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts: With Notes and References to by Nathaniel Cleveland Moak, John Thomas Cook (1875)
"... there was no contract on receipt of the copy slip by the defendants, which created a duty to prepare a policy, these paragraphs and the correspondence ..."

6. Arnould on the Law of Marine Insurance by Joseph Arnould, Edward Louis De Hart, Ralph Iliff Simey (1901)
"... this second slip being expressly made in order to be substituted for the slip " by ship or ships" already mentioned, the jury are justified in finding ..."

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