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elapse


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Elapse  \E*lapse"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Elapsed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Elapsing}.]  [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. 
 
  Eight  days  elapsed;  at  length  a  pilgrim  came  --Hoole. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  elapse 
  v  :  pass  by  as  of  time  [syn:  {lapse},  {pass},  {slip  by},  {glide 
  by},  {slip  away},  {go  by},  {slide  by},  {go  along}] 




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