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Meaning of ELAPSE

Pronunciation:  i'laps

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  pass by, as of time
 

ELAPSE is a 6 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: glide by, go along, go by, lapse, pass, slide by, slip away, slip by
 
 See Also: advance, fell, fly, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress, vanish

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*lapse"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Elapsed}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Elapsing}.] [L. elapsus, p. p. of elabi to glide away; e
out + labi to fall, slide. See {Lapse}.]
To slip or glide away; to pass away silently, as time; --
used chiefly in reference to time.

      Eight days elapsed; at length a pilgrim came. --Hoole.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: advance, be all over, be gone, be past, continue, die, disappear, endure, expire, flit, flow, flow on, fly, glide, go, go by, go on, have run out, lapse, last, pass, pass away, pass by, press on, proceed, roll on, run, run its course, run on, run out, slide, slip, slip away, slip by, transpire
 

 

 

 

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