- Move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
- Slide without control; "the car skidded in the curve on the wet road"
- Apply a brake or skid to
- Elevate onto skids
- An unexpected slide
- A restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
- One of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects