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synonyms for elapse

  • expire
  • pass by
  • transpire
  • flow
  • lapse
  • pass
  • vanish
  • glide by
  • pass away
  • roll by
  • roll on
  • run out
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How to use elapse in a sentence

Let an interval elapse between the filling of succeeding pipes.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The publishers thought also that some time might elapse before a second edition would be called for.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Hours must elapse before that tiny figure, provided it were approaching, could reach the solitary palm.
DOPESAX ROHMER
When this occurred, the time that was to elapse between Laura's marriage and her return to the ranks was shortened to one week.
HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
It was a creed in which Sabatier had absolute faith, and the passing week was merely an interval which must elapse before success.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
He had said that at least a month must elapse before it would be safe to make an attempt to leave Paris.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
But how much time would elapse before that release would be completed?
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
My first thought was of the length of time which must elapse before I saw my mother again.
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL REMINISCENCES WITH FAMILY LETTERS AND NOTES ON MUSICCHARLES GOUNOD
I allowed at least half a minute to elapse before I even lifted up my eyes.
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
It was now again the hurricane season, and some time would probably elapse before the pirates would venture to put to sea.
THE MISSING SHIPW. H. G. KINGSTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ELAPSE

  • bite the dust
  • buy it
  • cash in chips
  • cease
  • close
  • conclude
  • croak
  • decease
  • depart
  • die
  • elapse
  • end
  • finish
  • go
  • kick the bucket
  • lapse
  • pass
  • pass away
  • pass on
  • pass over
  • perish
  • quit
  • run out
  • stop
  • strike out
  • terminate
  • up and die
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