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  Words related to leap

Related / Similar Words: leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce, jump

 

Definition:
  • a light springing movement upwards or forwards;
  • the distance leaped (or to be leaped); "a leap of 10 feet";
  • an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues";
  • a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance";
  • pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion";
  • move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?";
  • cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop";

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    See Also: leap out, jump out, jump, stand out, stick out, hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride

     

    Hyponyms: caper, capriole, pounce, elevation, quantum jump, quantum leap, pronk, bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet, burst, galumph, ski jump, saltate, vault, leapfrog, overleap, curvet, hop, skip, hop-skip

     

    Derivational Morphology: jump, bound, spring, bounce, resile, take a hop, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet, saltate, rise, climb up, saltation, leaping, bounder, leaper, jumper, jumping

     

    Anagrams: plea, pale, peal, Alep

     

    Language Translations:
    Breton: lammat   Bulgarian: скачам  
    Catalan: salt and saltar   Danish: spring and springe  
    Dutch: springen and sprong   Estonian: hüppama  
    Finnish: hypätä and hyppy   French: saut and sauter  
    German: springen and Sprung   Greek: πάλλομαι  
    Hebrew: קפץ   Hindi: कूदना  
    Indonesian: lompat   Irish: léim  
    Italian: saltare and salto   Japanese: 飛躍 and 跳躍  
    Latin: saltus   Norwegian: sprang  
    Novial: salta and salto   Polish: skakać and skok  
    Portuguese: saltar and salto   Romanian: a sări  
    Russian: скакать and скачок   Slovak: skočiť  
    Spanish: saltar and salto   Swedish: hopp and hoppa  
    Tamil: பாய்   Vietnamese: bước and nhảy  
     
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