Student Thesaurus

2 entries found for lapse.
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Entry Word: lapse
Function: noun
Text: 1 a change in status for the worse usually temporarily <the scandal caused the president to suffer a lapse in popularity> -- see REVERSE 1
2 an unintentional departure from truth or accuracy <his slip of the tongue about the mayor's name was an unfortunate lapse> -- see ERROR 1
3 the stopping of a process or activity <wasn't bothered by the lapse of her membership at the health club> -- see END 1