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slide
British English: /slʌɪd/
American English: /slaɪd/

Translation of slide in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • also: past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول slid
    (to propel) (Form I) (stem vowel = a) (a book, chair, glass)
    to slide a letter under the door
    دَفَعَ رِسالةً من تَحْتِ البابِ
    he slid the bolt across/back
    أَغْلَقَ \ فَتَحَ المِزْلاجَ
    slide the seat back
    اسْحَب الكُرْسيَّ إلى الخَلْفِ
    they slid the boat into the water
    دَفَعوا القارِبَ إلى الماءِ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول slid

  • 1 (to move smoothly) See examples: to slide in and out
    (drawers, trays, covers)
    انْزَلَقَ إلى الداخِلِ والخارِجِ
    to slide up and down
    (windows, blinds)
    انْزَلَقَ إلى أَعْلى وَأَسْفَلَ
    to slide down a rope
    انْزَلَقَ نازِلاً على حَبْلٍ
    to slide out of/into one's seat
    نَهَضَ من \ جَلَسَ في كُرْسيِّهِ
  • 2
    (to slip) (cars, pedestrians) (Form VII)
    the car slid off the road
    انْزَلَقَت السَيّارةُ وَخَرَجَتْ عن الطَريقِ
    the boxes slid around in the back
    انْزَلَقَت الصَناديقُ في الخَلْفِ
  • 3
    (to decline) (prices, shares) (Form VI), (Form VII)
    the economy is sliding into recession
    يَنْحَدِرُ الاقْتِصادُ إلى الكَسادِ
    you mustn't let things slide
    لا تَدَع الأَشياءَ تُفْلِتُ من بَيْنِ يَدَيْكَ

noun/اسم

  • 1
    (in value, popularity)
    a slide in demand/stock prices
    انْخِفاض في الطَلَبِ \ أَسْعارِ الأَسْهُمِ
    the slide into civil war
    الانْزِلاق إلى الحَرْبِ الأَهْليّةِ
    the slide in the president's approval ratings
    الانْخِفاض في شَعْبيّةِ الرَئيسِ
  • 4
    (transparency)
    شَريحة شَفّافة
  • 6 (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية)
    (for one's hair)
    مِشْبَك \ توكة شَعْرٍ
    hairslide
  • 7
    (of trombones) (الجُزْء المُنْزَلِق في التْرومْبون)

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