1. [syn: elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: pass by; "three years elapsed" [syn: elapse, lapse,
pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide
by, go along]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
35 Moby Thesaurus words for "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