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elapse

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Verb (intransitive)
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e=lapse

CIDE DICTIONARY

elapsev. i. [L. elapsus, p. p. of elabi to glide away; e out + labi to fall, slide. See Lapse.].
     To slip or glide away; to pass away silently, as time; -- used chiefly in reference to time.  [1913 Webster]
    "Eight days elapsed; at length a pilgrim came."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

elapse, v.intr. (of time) pass by.

Etymology
L elabor elaps- slip away

THESAURUS

elapse

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

ROGET THESAURUS

elapse

Time

VB continue last endure, go on, remain, persist, intervene, elapse, hold out, take time, take up time, fill time, occupy time, pass time, pass away time, spend time, while away time, consume time, talk against time, tide over, use time, employ time, seize an opportunity, waste time.

Course

VB elapse, lapse, flow, run, proceed, advance, pass, roll on, wear on, press on, flit, fly, slip, slide, glide, run its course, run out, expire, go by, pass by, be past.


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