AskDefine | Define elapse

Dictionary Definition

elapse v : pass by; "three years elapsed" [syn: lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. In the context of "intransitive|of time": To pass or move by.
    He allowed a month to elapse before beginning the work.
    Several days elapsed before they met again.

Translations

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

advance, be all over, be gone, be past, continue, die, disappear, endure, expire, flit, flow, flow on, fly, glide, go, go by, go on, have run out, lapse, last, pass, pass away, pass by, press on, proceed, roll on, run, run its course, run on, run out, slide, slip, slip away, slip by, transpire
Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1