Synonyms of glide
1 slipDictionary • Waiters glide between tightly packed tables.
slip • Time slipped by in silence.
slide • She slipped and slid downhill on her backside.
2 floatDictionary • the albatross which glides effortlessly behind the yacht
float • barges floating quietly by the grassy river banks
fly • The bird flew away.
soar • Buzzards soar overhead at a great height.
skim • seagulls skimming over the waves
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coastIf 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.
floatIf 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
flyWhen something such as a bird, insect, or aircraft flies, it moves through the air.
• The bird flew away.
Thesaurus for glide from the Collins English Thesaurus