Elapse - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈlæps|  American pronunciation of the word elapse
Brit.  |ɪˈlaps|  British pronunciation of the word elapse

verb

- pass by(syn: lapse, pass)

three years elapsed

Examples

...in those coin-operated binoculars at scenic areas your viewing time seems to elapse almost before it has begun...

Several months elapsed before his case was brought to trial.

The assignment must be completed within an overall elapsed time of one week.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: elapse
he/she/it: elapses
present participle: elapsing
past tense: elapsed
past participle: elapsed
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