What is the definition of leap?

Definitions for leap

  • noun - a light
  • verb - pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to another"
  • verb - move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
  • verb - cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
  • verb - jump down from an elevated point; "the parachutist didn't want to jump"; "every year
  • noun - the distance leaped (or to be leaped); "a leap of 10 feet"
  • noun - an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
  • noun - a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
  • Pronounciation of leap

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    Synonyms for leap

    bound leaping bounce spring saltation jump jump off

    Antonyms for leap

    No antonyms found for leap.

    Holonyms for leap

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    Hypernyms for leap

    transition jump increase jumping distance shift change move switch

    Hyponyms for leap

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

    Meronyms for leap

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    Sounds like leap

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