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To leap onto:
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  1. To leap onto:
  2. To leave (an organization, for example) suddenly or in violation of an agreement:
  3. To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using the leg muscles; leap; spring
To leap or frisk about; frolic.
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  1. To leap or frisk about; frolic.
  2. To skip or jump about in a playful manner; frisk; gambol
To jump and skip about in play; frolic
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  1. To jump and skip about in play; frolic
  2. To leap about playfully; frolic.
To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
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  1. To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
  2. To move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using one's leg muscles; jump; spring
  3. To move suddenly or swiftly, as if by jumping; bound
To move with a leap or series of leaps
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  1. To move with a leap or series of leaps
  2. To border on another place, state, or country.
  3. Simple past tense and past participle of bind
To jump over
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  1. To jump over
  2. To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
  3. (Informal) To get on (a train) surreptitiously in order to ride without paying a fare:
To make a ricochet motion
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  1. To make a ricochet motion
  2. To rebound at least once from a surface.
To travel or move often from place to place. Often used in combination:
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  1. To travel or move often from place to place. Often used in combination:
  2. (Informal) To get on (a train) surreptitiously in order to ride without paying a fare:
  3. To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
(Intransitive) to move hurriedly or as by twitching or bouncing
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  1. (Intransitive) to move hurriedly or as by twitching or bouncing
  2. To fish by drawing a lure or baited hook over the surface of the water with a skipping movement.
  3. To move rapidly along a surface, usually with frequent light contacts or changes of direction; skip or glide quickly:
To stretch (a spring, etc.) beyond the point where it will spring back fully
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  1. To stretch (a spring, etc.) beyond the point where it will spring back fully
  2. (Slang) To buy something or pay an expense:
  3. To release from a checked or inoperative position:
To start or operate (a mechanism) by this
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  1. To start or operate (a mechanism) by this
  2. To walk, run, or dance with light, rapid steps; skip; caper
  3. (Slang) To experience a trip
To strike against a surface and rebound at an angle
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  1. To strike against a surface and rebound at an angle
  2. To cause to carom.
  3. To collide and rebound; glance:
To fish by letting a baited hook fall gently onto the water.
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  1. To fish by letting a baited hook fall gently onto the water.
  2. (Bristolian) To run or go somewhere quickly.
  3. To do some form of dipping, dabbing, or bouncing action. (See Dapping.)
To cause to strike a surface at an angle:
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  1. To cause to strike a surface at an angle:
  2. To read quickly or in cursory fashion:
  3. To direct the eyes at or toward something briefly:
To cause a slight wound to; to scratch.
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  1. To cause a slight wound to; to scratch.
  2. To eat snacks throughout the day in place of full meals.
  3. To rub or touch lightly the surface of (a thing) in passing.
To make a ricochet motion
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  1. To make a ricochet motion
  2. To rebound at least once from a surface.
To give a quick and superficial reading, scrutiny, or consideration; glance:
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  1. To give a quick and superficial reading, scrutiny, or consideration; glance:
  2. To look at hastily or carelessly; glance through (a book, etc.) without reading word for word
  3. To read or glance through (a book, for example) quickly or superficially.
(Law) To adjudicate (a cause of action) as insufficient to proceed further in court because of some deficiency in law or fact.
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  1. (Law) To adjudicate (a cause of action) as insufficient to proceed further in court because of some deficiency in law or fact.
  2. To direct or allow to leave:
  3. To send away; cause or allow to leave
To move or descend from one height or level to another:
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  1. To move or descend from one height or level to another:
  2. To let fall in drops:
  3. To write at one's leisure:
(Intransitive) To stop.
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  1. (Intransitive) To stop.
  2. To entrust (something) to another.
  3. (Now rare) To give up, hand over, surrender (something).
  1. To separate from a bundle
  2. (Intransitive) To suddenly get pimples, especially on one's face.
  3. (Idiomatic) to bring out, use, or present
To go away suddenly and secretly; run away
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  1. To go away suddenly and secretly; run away
  2. (Intransitive) To break up camp and move on.
  3. To break or leave camp
To come from involuntarily or unintentionally
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  1. To come from involuntarily or unintentionally
  2. To avoid a serious or unwanted outcome:
  3. To break loose from confinement; get free:
To run away, as from trouble or danger:
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  1. To run away, as from trouble or danger:
  2. To run away or try to escape from
  3. To move rapidly; go swiftly
To cause to fly or float in the air:
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  1. To cause to fly or float in the air:
  2. To avoid; shun:
  3. To flee; escape.
  1. To flee by running
  2. To leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.
To give a thorough beating to; thrash.
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  1. To give a thorough beating to; thrash.
  2. To escape, as from prison.
  3. To flee; escape
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  1. To die.
  2. To depart in a hurry; abscond:
To separate into parts with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
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  1. To separate into parts with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
  2. To form or shape by severing or incising:
  3. To perform:
To idle away; to waste.
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  1. To idle away; to waste.
  2. (Intransitive) To play truant.
  3. To idle away time.
A light springy jump or leap, especially on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
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  1. A light springy jump or leap, especially on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
  2. A short trip, especially by air.
  3. The dried ripe cones of the female flowers, used for giving beer, ale, etc., a bitter taste and in medicine as a sedative
Elasticity; resilience:
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  1. Elasticity; resilience:
  2. A source, beginning, or motive:
  3. A bedspring or box spring

Synonym Study

  • Ricochet is used of an inanimate object that has been thrown or shot and that bounds or skips in glancing deflection from a surface
  • Hop suggests a single short jump, as on one leg, or a series of short, relatively jerky jumps
  • Bound implies longer, more vigorous leaps, as in running, or by an object thrown along the ground
  • Skip suggests a springing forward lightly and quickly, leaping on alternate feet, and, of inanimate things, deflection from a surface in a series of jumps
Find another word for skip. In this page you can discover 52 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for skip, like: jump, caper, gambol, leap, bound, hop, ricochet, jump, hop, skitter and spring.