Leap Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Leap

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(Informal) To fly over in an airplane
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(Basketball) To retrieve and gain possession of the ball as it bounces off the backboard or rim after an unsuccessful shot.
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(Geology, fluid mechanics) The transport of loose particles by a fluid (such as wind or flowing water).
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(Heraldry) In a leaping position; springing forward.
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That proceeds by leaps rather than by smooth, continuous variation
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A slingshot.
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(Scotland) The leap of a horse
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A curvetting leap, as by a horse
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A playful skipping or frolicking about.
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(Figuratively) To rise; to become higher, more noble, etc.
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To have lively or boisterous fun; romp:
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(Astronomy) To become more nearly full; to show more of the surface; to wax.
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Caper means to skip in a playful manner.
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To remove (objects or obstructions):
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To prance; frolic.
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To dance or move about in a playful, lively manner; frolic
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Gallop is defined as to hurry or move quickly.
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To jump over something while running.
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To lunge is defined as to move forward quickly.
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Plunge is defined as to dive, thrust or go into something, usually with force or speed.
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Of or relating to leaping or dancing.
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A type of competitive jump in which a trained horse leaps upward but not forward and kicks its hind legs so that they are nearly parallel to the ground
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(Anatomy) An arched part of the body, especially the top part of the skull.
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To cause to rise:
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To leap or jump lightly over:
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To fly aloft with little effort, as a bird.
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To rise and move in a billowing or swelling manner.
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To swing or move upward
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(Sports, horses) To participate in the final round of an equestrian showjumping event.
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A source, beginning, or motive:
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To hasten; spring:
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(By extension) To overcome or shed (e.g., an impediment or expectation), in pursuit of a goal; to force a way through despite (an obstacle); to resist or proceed against.
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Prance is defined as to move about on the hind legs, or to move with a swagger or strut.
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To bounce; rebound.
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Antonyms for Leap

(Intransitive) To drop swiftly, in a direct manner; to fall quickly.
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Fall is defined as to drop or come down, often unexpectedly.
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Words Related to Leap

To move, act, or react energetically or eagerly
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(Intransitive, Internet, of an e-mail message or address) To return undelivered.
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To change posture or position; stir:
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Find another word for leap. In this page you can discover 48 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for leap, like: jump, bounce, leaping, plummet, hop, fall, capering, move, rebound, saltation and saltant.