Textual thesaurus for "lapse"

(noun) lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting, backsliding

a failure to maintain a higher state

(noun) oversight

a mistake resulting from inattention

(verb) recidivate, regress, relapse, retrogress, fall back

go back to bad behavior

Those who recidivate are often minor criminals

(verb) backslide

drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards

(verb) sink, pass

pass into a specified state or condition

He sank into nirvana

(verb) elapse, glide by, go along, go by, pass, slide by, slip away, slip by

pass by

three years elapsed