(third-person singular simple present slips away, present participle slipping away, simple past and past participle slipped away)
- To leave a place, or a meeting, without being noticed
- I'm going to try to slip away from work early, if I can.
- (of time) to pass quickly, almost unnoticed.
- The months slipped away and became years.
- (of an advantage) To disappear.
- When Liverpool scored a third goal, their hopes of winning slipped away forever.
- To die
- He slipped away quietly in his sleep.