lapse 的 2 个定义
- an accidental or temporary decline or deviation from an expected or accepted condition or state; a temporary falling or slipping from a previous standard: a lapse of justice.
- a slip or error, often of a trivial sort; failure: a lapse of memory.
- an interval or passage of time; elapsed period: a lapse of ten minutes before the program resumed.
- to fall or deviate from a previous standard; fail to maintain a normative level: Toward the end of the book the author lapsed into bad prose.
- to come to an end; stop: We let our subscription to that magazine lapse.
- to fall, slip, or sink; subside: to lapse into silence.
break in action
lapse 的近义词 29 个
lapse 的反义词 15 个
become void; fall back into previous pattern
lapse 的近义词 26 个
- go by
- run out
- become obsolete
lapse 的反义词 16 个
- The defensive lapses came because of missed assignments and some trouble in transition.
- According to sources who heard the presentation, Wyler used no names and only titles in discussing the management lapses in editing “The Mad, Mad World of Niche Sports.”
- Despite his decision to delay signing the bill over last-minute objections, the Labor Department said this week that it does not expect people claiming certain federal unemployment benefits to experience a lapse in payments.
- Only through lawsuits — and people like being willing to come forward — can the public get a true picture of these lapses in care.
- Budget experts said the impact of that lapse would almost certainly be minimal if Congress can approve the government funding deal by the end of the weekend.
- I shut my eyes yet felt aware of the garden at my elbow, the blooms opening as if in time-lapse, the stalks lengthening.
- That lapse was partly mitigated by the rise of blogging, which encouraged user-generated content.
- This trend will only accelerate as whites lapse at higher rates than nonwhites.
- Today no one in either party would accept such a benign explanation for a lapse in security, nor should they.
- Rich defendant, revolving door attorneys, last-minute plea deals… cue the brooding theme music and time-lapse photography.
- This unreasoning, feminine obstinacy so wrought upon him that he permitted himself a smile and a lapse into irony and banter.
- No notice being taken of the taps, the unseen visitor, after a short lapse, ventured to open the door and peep in.
- He felt vexed with himself for his lapse from good manners, yet hardly able to account for it.
- That has been left for us to discover, and that glamour in which we see their age is one afforded only by the lapse of time.
- In the intervals which must occur between the courses, do not appear to be conscious of the lapse of time.