elapse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French elapser, from Latin elapsus.

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Verb[edit]

elapse (third-person singular simple present elapses, present participle elapsing, simple past and past participle elapsed)

  1. (intransitive, of time) To pass or move by.
    He allowed a month to elapse before beginning the work.
    Several days elapsed before they met again.

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Participle[edit]

elapse

  1. vocative masculine singular of elapsus