Synonyms of 'glide'
1 slipDictionary, sail, slide
Waiters glide between tightly packed tables.
2 floatDictionary, fly, soar
the albatross which glides effortlessly behind the yacht
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If a vehicle coasts somewhere, it continues to move there with the motor switched off, or without being pushed or pedalled.
I slipped into neutral gear and coasted down the slope.
If something or someone is floating in a liquid, they are in the liquid, on or just below the surface, and are being supported by it. You can also float something on a liquid.
barges floating quietly by the grassy river banks
Thesaurus for glide from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you glide somewhere , you move silently and in a smooth and effortless way.