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Another word for skip

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Verb
  1. To bound lightly

      1. A going from one place to another; a journey.
      2. A stumble or fall.
      3. A maneuver causing someone to stumble or fall.
      1. To move upward or forward in a single quick motion or a series of such motions; leap:
      2. To move suddenly, especially because of being resilient or moved by a spring:
      3. To start doing something suddenly:
      1. To move rapidly along a surface, usually with frequent light contacts or changes of direction; skip or glide quickly:
      2. To fish by drawing a lure or baited hook over the surface of the water with a skipping movement.
      3. To cause to skitter.
      1. To move with light bounding skips or leaps.
      2. To move quickly or be busily active:
      3. To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
    See also:

    move

  2. To strike a surface at such an angle as to be deflected

      1. To remove floating matter from (a liquid).
      2. To remove (floating matter) from a liquid.
      3. To embezzle (money) by taking a small portion on each transaction:
      1. To rebound at least once from a surface.
      2. The act or an instance of ricocheting.
      1. To feed on growing grasses and herbage.
      2. To eat a variety of appetizers as a full meal.
      3. To eat snacks throughout the day in place of full meals.
      1. To direct the eyes at or toward something briefly:
      2. To read quickly or in cursory fashion:
      3. To strike a surface at such an angle as to be deflected:
      1. To fish by letting a baited hook fall gently onto the water.
      2. To dip lightly or quickly into water, as a bird does.
      3. To skip or bounce, especially over the surface of water.
      1. A collision followed by a rebound.
      2. A shot in billiards in which the cue ball successively strikes two other balls.
      3. A similar shot in a related game, such as pool.
    See also:

    strike

  3. To cease consideration or treatment of

      1. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved.
      1. (now rare) To give up, hand over, surrender (something).
      2. To entrust (something) to another.
      3. To devote or resign to a particular purpose or activity; to yield completely.
      1. The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
      2. Liquid medicine administered in drops.
      3. A small quantity of a substance:
      1. To end the employment or service of; discharge.
      2. To direct or allow to leave:
      3. To stop considering; rid one's mind of; dispel:
  4. To break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation.

  5. To fail to attend on purpose

      1. One who is absent without permission, especially from school.
      2. One who shirks work or duty.
      3. Absent without permission, especially from school.
      1. To penetrate with a sharp edge; strike a narrow opening in.
      2. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
      3. To sever the edges or ends of; shorten:
Noun
  1. A light bounding movement

      1. To move upward or forward in a single quick motion or a series of such motions; leap:
      2. To move suddenly, especially because of being resilient or moved by a spring:
      3. To start doing something suddenly:
      1. To move with light bounding skips or leaps.
      2. To move quickly or be busily active:
      3. To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
    See also:

    move

Another word for skip

Verb
  1. See also:

    jump

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