Synonyms for elapse:
Sense 1 (noun)
glide, slip away.
creep by, elapsed time, tick away.
intervene, turn into.
run out, With.
Usage examples for elapse:
- But as to the army, months must elapse before a British army of any size could be on the fighting line. - "The Major", Ralph Connor.
- If there is more of the nebulous matter in surrounding space we may miss it entirely, or, if not, a long time would elapse before we came upon it. - "The Second Deluge", Garrett P. Serviss.
- Cyril Dare let a minute elapse, and then began again. - "Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles", Mrs. Henry Wood.