Definitions for: Elapse

[v] pass by, as of time

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Synonyms: glide by, go along, go by, lapse, pass, slide by, slip away, slip by

See Also: advance, fell, fly, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress, vanish

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