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I like to get one pair of shoes and wear them till they're dirty. Besides, I don't walk - I glide, like butter. Float like a vampire. I'm like Louis Vuitton, but smoother. He wishes he were like me.
Kid Cudi

Meaning of "glide" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GLIDE

Old English glīdan; related to Old High German glītan.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GLIDE

glide  [ɡlaɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GLIDE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Glide is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb glide in English.

WHAT DOES GLIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of glide in the English dictionary

The first definition of glide in the dictionary is to move or cause to move easily without jerks or hesitations. Other definition of glide is to pass slowly or without perceptible change. Glide is also to cause to come into land without engine power, or to land in this way.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GLIDE

PRESENT

Present
I glide
you glide
he/she/it glides
we glide
you glide
they glide
Present continuous
I am gliding
you are gliding
he/she/it is gliding
we are gliding
you are gliding
they are gliding
Present perfect
I have glided
you have glided
he/she/it has glided
we have glided
you have glided
they have glided
Present perfect continuous
I have been gliding
you have been gliding
he/she/it has been gliding
we have been gliding
you have been gliding
they have been gliding
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I glided
you glided
he/she/it glided
we glided
you glided
they glided
Past continuous
I was gliding
you were gliding
he/she/it was gliding
we were gliding
you were gliding
they were gliding
Past perfect
I had glided
you had glided
he/she/it had glided
we had glided
you had glided
they had glided
Past perfect continuous
I had been gliding
you had been gliding
he/she/it had been gliding
we had been gliding
you had been gliding
they had been gliding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will glide
you will glide
he/she/it will glide
we will glide
you will glide
they will glide
Future continuous
I will be gliding
you will be gliding
he/she/it will be gliding
we will be gliding
you will be gliding
they will be gliding
Future perfect
I will have glided
you will have glided
he/she/it will have glided
we will have glided
you will have glided
they will have glided
Future perfect continuous
I will have been gliding
you will have been gliding
he/she/it will have been gliding
we will have been gliding
you will have been gliding
they will have been gliding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would glide
you would glide
he/she/it would glide
we would glide
you would glide
they would glide
Conditional continuous
I would be gliding
you would be gliding
he/she/it would be gliding
we would be gliding
you would be gliding
they would be gliding
Conditional perfect
I would have glide
you would have glide
he/she/it would have glide
we would have glide
you would have glide
they would have glide
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been gliding
you would have been gliding
he/she/it would have been gliding
we would have been gliding
you would have been gliding
they would have been gliding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you glide
we let´s glide
you glide
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to glide
Past participle
glided
Present Participle
gliding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GLIDE


allied
əˈlaɪd
applied
əˈplaɪd
backslide
ˈbækˌslaɪd
bolide
ˈbəʊlaɪd
Clyde
klaɪd
collide
kəˈlaɪd
complied
kəmˈplaɪd
elide
ɪˈlaɪd
halide
ˈhælaɪd
implied
ɪmˈplaɪd
Inverclyde
ˌɪnvəˈklaɪd
landslide
ˈlændˌslaɪd
mudslide
ˈmʌdˌslaɪd
nuclide
ˈnjuːklaɪd
paraglide
ˈpærəɡlaɪd
plied
plaɪd
radionuclide
ˌreɪdɪəʊˈnjuːklaɪd
rockslide
ˈrɒkˌslaɪd
slide
slaɪd
tailslide
ˈteɪlˌslaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GLIDE

glial
glib
glib ice
glibber
glibbery
glibbest
glibly
glibness
glid
gliddery
glide path
glide slope
glide time
glider
gliding
glidingly
gliff
glift
glim
glime

WORDS THAT END LIKE GLIDE

acetylide
acid halide
acyl halide
colour slide
cross-slide
downslide
foefie slide
hair slide
lantern slide
let slide
off-glide
on-glide
palais glide
snowslide
water slide

Synonyms and antonyms of glide in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GLIDE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «glide» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of glide
coast · float · fly · ghost · run · sail · skim · slide · slip · soar

Translation of «glide» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GLIDE

Find out the translation of glide to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of glide from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «glide» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

滑行
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

deslizarse
570 millions of speakers

English

glide
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ग्लाइड
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أنسل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

скольжения
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

deslizar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পিছলে পড়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

glisser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Meluncur
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gleiten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

なめらかに動く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

미끄러지듯 움직이다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyepetake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lướt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சறுக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सरकणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yarı ünlü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scivolare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

schodzenia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ковзання
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

alunecare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ολίσθηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gly
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

glid
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

glid
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of glide

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GLIDE»

The term «glide» is very widely used and occupies the 17.357 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GLIDE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about glide

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10 QUOTES WITH «GLIDE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word glide.
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Giacomo Casanova
The reader of these Memoirs will discover that I never had any fixed aim before my eyes, and that my system, if it can be called a system, has been to glide away unconcernedly on the stream of life, trusting to the wind wherever it led.
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Kid Cudi
I like to get one pair of shoes and wear them till they're dirty. Besides, I don't walk - I glide, like butter. Float like a vampire. I'm like Louis Vuitton, but smoother. He wishes he were like me.
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John Dryden
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery way: Pleased with the surface, we glide swiftly on, And see the dangers that we cannot shun.
4
Tea Leoni
People don't know this, but early in your career, you don't just glide on to The Tonight Show.
5
Simon Mainwaring
Refuse to accept the belief that your professional relevance, career success or financial security turns on the next update on the latest technology. Sometimes it's good to put the paddle down and just let the canoe glide.
6
Jake Pavelka
I've been lifting weights since I was literally 15 or 16 years old. My muscles are short and powerful and built to lift heavy weights, not to be graceful and glide around a dance floor.
7
Bryan Procter
Touch us gently, Time! Let us glide adown thy stream, Gently, - as we sometimes glide Through a quiet dream!
8
Debi Thomas
My mother introduced me to many different things, and figure skating was one of them. I just thought that it was magical having to glide across the ice.
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Debi Thomas
I just thought that it was magical having to glide across the ice.
10
Benjamin F. Wade
I know how easy it is for some minds to glide along with the current of popular opinion, where influence, respectability, and all those motives which tend to seduce the human heart are brought to bear.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GLIDE»

Discover the use of glide in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to glide and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Inner Glide: The Tao of Skiing, Snowboarding, and Skwalling
The Inner Glide presents a unique and original practice that will challenge ski enthusiasts, snowboarders, or skwallers, whether experts or beginners, to make the transition from the raw quest for sensation--itself a source of imbalance--to ...
Patrick Thias Balmain, 2007
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Fly by Wire: The Geese, the Glide, the Miracle on the Hudson
From the testing laboratories where engineers struggle to build a jet engine that can systematically resist bird attacks, through the creation of the A320 in France, to the political and social forces that have sought to minimize the impact ...
William Langewiesche, 2009
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Vowel/Glide Alternation in a Theory of Constraint Interaction
Moreover, Berber glides can be moraic giving rise to a glide/vowel alternation traditionally called Glide Vocalization. It is shown here that vocalized glides are the result of simultaneously comparing a moraic glide and a nonmoraic glide for ...
Samuel Rosenthall, Laurence Horn, 2013
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Management of Common Musculoskeletal Disorders: Physical ...
M — The hands apply distraction along the long axis of the arm, applying a caudal force to the glenohumeral joint. This technique may be interspersed with pendulum exercises. While maintaining traction, one may also apply lateral glide (Fig.
Darlene Hertling, Randolph M. Kessler, 2006
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Glide: The Prophet's Revenge
Glide! A. blinding flash followed by a soft pop startled Dr. Magigate. He lurched, teetered on his stool, then fell back with a clatter. Lying on his back, his feet tangled in the stool, it took Magigate several moments to orient himself and verify that ...
Bill Gourgey, 2011
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Wreck of the Glide: with recollections of the Fijiis, and of ...
WRECK OF THE GLIDE. CHAPTER I. Departure — Storm — Tropical Calms — Good Hope — New-Zealand — English Whaleships — Trade with the Natives — Their dress — Weapons — Dwellings — War Dance — Visit of Pomare — Ship ...
James Oliver, William Giles Dix, 1848
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Clyde the Glide
Clyde Drexler. Michael moved into the starting lineup, too, but not until the third game of the 1980-81 season. We were a young team, with no senior starters. Our starters were Mike and me at forward, sophomore Larry Micheaux at center and ...
Clyde Drexler, 2004
8
101 Harley-Davidson Evolution Performance Projects
GLIDE. FORKS. Time: 1/2 to 1 hour Tools: Mity-Vac, Phillips screwdriver, fork oil, measuring container (graduated cylinder, baby bottle, or Ratio-Rite cup), and a lift or stand Talent: Tinware: Screamin' Eagle fork oil (optional), new drain screws  ...
Kip Woodring Kenna Love
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Cloud Computing -- the Glide OS Story: Solving the Cross ...
Glide Mobile App Version 1.2 (April 26, 2006) Glide l! j 7 9:20 Search Results for - El'y'léll'l - 1? of 2|] ' .5 I a KB I — Glide Glide Glide Personal WebFavo... Photos GEE Glide Music Glide Video Glide Docs _ _~-_- —-—~ n-q— —-glm — I-n-I ...
Donald Leka, Claire Leka, 2013
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Transformation Geometry: An Introduction to Symmetry
Classification of Plane Isometries §8.1 Glide Reflections We have classified all the even isometries as translations or rotations. An odd isometry is a reflection or a product of three reflections. Only those odd isometries acabaa where a, b, c are  ...
George E. Martin, 1982

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GLIDE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term glide is used in the context of the following news items.
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Glide Memorial's free meal program gets makeover and helping hand
Joann Adams (left) shows Pastor Theon Johnson III the new tilting skillet, part of a months-long, $500,000 makeover of the kitchen and dining ... «San Francisco Chronicle, Jul 15»
2
FOLORUNSO ALAKIJA'S GRACEFUL GLIDE at 64
She is a Nigerian oil baroness and currently Africa's richest woman. She holds a pride of place in the Nigeria's fashion industry and inspires the ... «THISDAY Live, Jul 15»
3
Alleyway Kustoms sacrifices a 1969 Electra Glide
After trying to find a replacement for a 1962 Panhead that I regretted selling, nothing really caught my eye until I came across this 1969 Electra ... «Hot Bike Magazine, Jul 15»
4
SONG PREMIERE: Sydney Eloise & the Palms – “Too Soon”
Glide Magazine is proud to premiere “Too Soon” off Faces, a track that shows her proficiency for music that borders on timelessness with ... «Glide Magazine, Jul 15»
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Crews suppress three fires started by lightning near Tiller, Glide
Two fires ignited about 16 miles northeast of Glide, and one fire was about five miles southwest of Tiller. The three fires were all staffed and ... «OregonLive.com, Jul 15»
6
Dar Williams Tunes Up “FM Radio” To Glide (INTERVIEW)
With a songwriting career as long and prolific as Dar Williams', it's not surprising that she's picked up a host of talented musical friends along ... «Glide Magazine, Jul 15»
7
WU-14 glide vehicle a 'peacemaker' for Asia-Pacific: scholar
Concept art of the WU-14 hypersonic glide vehicle, which Zhang believes will be China's superweapon. (Internet photo). Zhang Jiangang ... «WantChinaTimes, Jul 15»
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GLIDE's SUNDAY STREETS BLOCK PARTY: A GREAT DAY IN THE …
In conjunction with Sunday Streets in the Tenderloin, GLIDE will be hosting a day of special activities on Ellis Street between Jones and ... «SFStation.com, Jul 15»
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Roger Federer survives Sam Groth's barrage to glide into second …
Roger Federer lost his first set at Wimbledon this year - and had to face the second-fastest serve in the tournament's history - but still ... «The Times, Jul 15»
10
Richard Gasquet, Nick Kyrgios Glide Into Wimbledon's Fourth Round
LONDON – Richard Gasquet and Nick Kyrgios secured a spot in the fourth round with their hard fought victories over higher seed players. «Breitbart News, Jul 15»

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