"lapsed" in the verb sense
1. sink, pass, lapse
pass into a specified state or condition
"He sank into nirvana"
end, at least for a long time
"The correspondence lapsed"
3. lapse, backslide
drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
4. relapse, lapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, fall back
go back to bad behavior
"Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"
"He lapsed his membership"
6. elapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go along
"three years elapsed"
"lapsed" in the adjective sense
1. lapsed, nonchurchgoing
no longer active or practicing
"a lapsed Catholic"
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