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Verb: slip away  slip u'wey
  1. Leave furtively and stealthily
    - steal away, sneak away, sneak off, sneak out, slip out
  2. Become later by the passage of a given amount of time
    "three years slipped away";
    - elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, go by, slide by, go along

Derived forms: slips away, slipping away, slipped away

See also: glide, steal

Type of: advance, go away, go forth, go on, leave, march on, move on, off [informal], pass on, progress