slide - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/slaɪd/
singularslide
pluralslides
  1. 2
    a sliding movement

    My bike went into a slide.

  2. 3
    a situation in which an amount becomes less
    slide in:

    The company was hit by a slide in profits last year.

  3. 4
    a small piece of film in a frame, that you shine light through in order to show the image on a screen
    1. a.
      a small thin piece of glass on which you put something that you want to look at using a microscope
  4. 7

    slide

    or

    slide shoe

    a shoe that covers the front of the foot and is very low at the back