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Is slide a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word slide is a Scrabble US word. The word slide is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is slide a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word slide is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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Valid words made from Slide

You can make 58 words from 'slide' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'slide'

DEILS 6DELIS 6
EILDS 6IDLES 6
ISLED 6SIDLE 6
SIELD 6SILED 6
SLIDE 6 

4 letters words from 'slide'

DEIL 5DELI 5
DELS 5DESI 5
DIEL 5DIES 5
EILD 5ELDS 5
IDES 5IDLE 5
ISLE 4LEIS 4
LIDS 5LIED 5
LIES 4SEIL 4
SELD 5SIDE 5
SILD 5SILE 4
SLED 5SLID 5

3 letters words from 'slide'

DEI 4DEL 4
DIE 4DIS 4
EDS 4ELD 4
ELS 3IDE 4
IDS 4LED 4
LEI 3LES 3
LID 4LIE 3
LIS 3SED 4
SEI 3SEL 3

2 letters words from 'slide'

DE 3DI 3
ED 3EL 2
ES 2ID 3
IS 2LI 2
SI 2 

All 5 letters words made out of slide

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Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word slide. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in slide.

Definitions and meaning of slide

slide

Etymology

From Middle English sliden, from Old English slīdan (to slide), from Proto-Germanic *slīdaną (to slide, glide), from Proto-Indo-European *sléydʰ-e-ti, from *sleydʰ- (slippery). Cognate with Old High German slītan (to slide) (whence German schlittern), Middle Low German slīden (to slide), Middle Dutch slīden (to slide) (whence Dutch slijderen, frequentative of now obsolete slijden), Vedic Sanskrit स्रेधति (srédhati, to err, blunder).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /slaɪd/
  • Rhymes: -aɪd

Verb

slide (third-person singular simple present slides, present participle sliding, simple past slid, past participle slid or (archaic) slidden)

  1. (ergative) To (cause to) move in continuous contact with a surface
    He slid the boat across the grass.
    The safe slid slowly.
    Snow slides down the side of a mountain.
  2. (intransitive) To move on a low-friction surface.
    The car slid on the ice.
    • (Can we date this quote by Waller and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      They bathe in summer, and in winter slide.
  3. (intransitive, baseball) To drop down and skid into a base.
    Jones slid into second.
  4. (intransitive) To lose one’s balance on a slippery surface.
    He slid while going around the corner.
  5. (transitive) To pass or put imperceptibly; to slip.
    to slide in a word to vary the sense of a question
  6. (intransitive, obsolete) To pass inadvertently.
    • Beware thou slide not by it.
  7. (intransitive) To pass along smoothly or unobservedly; to move gently onward without friction or hindrance.
    A ship or boat slides through the water.
    • (Can we date this quote by Dryden and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Ages shall slide away without perceiving.
  8. (music) To pass from one note to another with no perceptible cessation of sound.
  9. To pass out of one's thought as not being of any consequence.
    • (Can we date this quote by Chaucer and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      With good hope let he sorrow slide.
    • (Can we date this quote by Philip Sidney and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      With a calm carelessness letting everything slide.

Derived terms

  • let slide

Descendants

  • Japanese: スライド (suraido)

Translations

Noun

slide (plural slides)

  1. An item of play equipment that children can climb up and then slide down again.
  2. A surface of ice, snow, butter, etc. on which someone can slide for amusement or as a practical joke.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Charles Dickens to this entry?)
  3. The falling of large amounts of rubble, earth and stones down the slope of a hill or mountain; avalanche.
  4. An inclined plane on which heavy bodies slide by the force of gravity, especially one constructed on a mountainside for conveying logs by sliding them down.
  5. A mechanism consisting of a part which slides on or against a guide.
  6. The act of sliding; smooth, even passage or progress.
    • (Can we date this quote by Francis Bacon and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      A better slide into their business.
  7. A lever that can be moved in two directions.
  8. A valve that works by sliding, such as in a trombone.
  9. (photography) A transparent plate bearing an image to be projected to a screen.
  10. (by extension, computing) A page of a computer presentation package such as PowerPoint.
  11. (sciences) A flat, usually rectangular piece of glass or similar material on which a prepared sample may be viewed through a microscope Generally referred to as a microscope slide.
  12. (baseball) The act of dropping down and skidding into a base
  13. (music, guitar) A hand-held device made of smooth, hard material, used in the practice of slide guitar.
  14. (traditional Irish music and dance) A lively dance from County Kerry, in 12/8 time.
  15. (geology) A small dislocation in beds of rock along a line of fissure.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dana to this entry?)
  16. (music) A grace consisting of two or more small notes moving by conjoint degrees, and leading to a principal note either above or below.
  17. (phonetics) A sound which, by a gradual change in the position of the vocal organs, passes imperceptibly into another sound.
  18. A clasp or brooch for a belt, etc.
  19. (clothing) A shoe that is backless and open-toed.
  20. (speech therapy) A voluntary stutter used as a technique to control stuttering in one's speech.

Synonyms

  • (item of play equipment): slippery dip
  • (inclined plane on which heavy bodies slide by the force of gravity): chute
  • (mechanism of a part which slides on or against a guide): runner

Derived terms

  • hairslide
  • landslide
  • mudslide
  • NOP slide
  • water slide
  • (transparent plate bearing an image): slide projector, slide viewer

Descendants

  • Czech: slajd
  • Japanese: スライド (suraido)
  • Portuguese: slide

Translations

Anagrams

  • Diels, Seidl, delis, idles, leids, sidle, siled, sleid

Danish

Verb

slide (imperative slid, infinitive at slide, present tense slider, past tense sled, perfect tense har slidt)

  1. labour; work hard
  2. chafe

Middle English

Verb

slide

  1. Alternative form of sliden

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from English slide.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /iz.ˈlaj.d͡ʒi/, /ˈslajd͡ʒ/, /ˈzlajd͡ʒ/, /ˈslajd/

Noun

slide m (plural slides)

  1. slide (transparent image for projecting)
    Synonyms: transparência, diapositivo
  2. slide (a frame in a slideshow)
  3. (music) slide (device for playing slide guitar)
  4. (music) slide (guitar technique where the player moves finger up or down the fretboard)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SLIDDER, (Scots) to slip, slide.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)