Glide - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it (syn: coast, slide)
- the activity of flying a glider (syn: gliding, sailing, sailplaning, soaring)
- fly in or as if in a glider plane
- cause to move or pass silently, smoothly, or imperceptibly
The swans glided over the surface of the lake.
We watched the skiers glide down the slope.
The pilot glided to a safe landing after the engine failed.
The pilot glided the plane to a safe landing.
My chariot was gliding on the road.
The dialogue glides and sparkles like a clear stream.
All gold glides, like thawing snow, from the thief's hand.
He takes up his hat and glides out stealthful as a cat.
Two serene years had glided away.
The peasant soon glided hopelessly into debt.
Kennedy seemed to glide through life.
present participle: gliding
past tense: glided
past participle: glided