What are some alternative words for leap?

Synonyms for leap
lip; lɛpt, lipt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce(noun)

    a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

    Synonyms:
    dancing, bounciness, dance, fountain, bounds, edge, terpsichore, give, bound, springiness, springtime, spring, saltation, bounce, natural spring, boundary, leaping, bouncing, outpouring, limit, outflow, jump

  2. leap, jump, saltation(noun)

    an abrupt transition

    "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"

    Synonyms:
    saltation, jumping, parachuting, bounce, startle, spring, terpsichore, bound, leaping, dance, jump, start, dancing

  3. jump, leap(noun)

    a sudden and decisive increase

    "a jump in attendance"

    Synonyms:
    bound, saltation, parachuting, bounce, startle, spring, jumping, leaping, jump, start

  4. leap(verb)

    the distance leaped (or to be leaped)

    "a leap of 10 feet"

    Synonyms:
    bounce, bound, saltation, jump, spring, leaping

  5. jump, leap, bound, spring(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?"

    Synonyms:
    spring, start, jumpstart, rise, jump out, jump off, throttle, climb up, restrict, stick out, trammel, stand out, take form, alternate, derail, form, jump-start, ricochet, border, skip, recoil, reverberate, startle, rebound, parachute, confine, pass over, restrain, skip over, jump, take a hop, chute, bounce, resile, bound, limit, leap out, take shape

  6. leap, jump(verb)

    pass abruptly from one state or topic to another

    "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to another"

    Synonyms:
    rise, skip over, startle, pass over, chute, jumpstart, jump-start, bound, alternate, spring, start, stick out, stand out, climb up, skip, jump out, jump off, derail, parachute, leap out, jump

  7. jump, leap, jump off(verb)

    jump down from an elevated point

    "the parachutist didn't want to jump"; "every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge"; "the widow leapt into the funeral pyre"

    Synonyms:
    rise, skip over, startle, pass over, chute, jumpstart, jump-start, bound, alternate, spring, start, stick out, stand out, climb up, skip, jump out, jump off, derail, parachute, leap out, jump

  8. jump, leap(verb)

    cause to jump or leap

    "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"

    Synonyms:
    rise, skip over, startle, pass over, chute, jumpstart, jump-start, bound, alternate, spring, start, stick out, stand out, climb up, skip, jump out, jump off, derail, parachute, leap out, jump

Wiktionary

  1. leap(verb)

    To jump from one location to another.

    Synonyms:
    spring, bound, jump, hop

  2. leap(noun)

    The distance traversed by a leap or jump.

    Synonyms:
    spring, bound, jump, hop

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. leap

    Synonyms:
    jump, bound, bounce, spring, vault, hop

    Antonyms:
    plunge, dip, dive, duck, walk

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. leap(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    jump, bound, spring, vault, hop, CAPER

  2. leap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    jump over, bound across

  3. leap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    jump, spring, bound, vault, hop, CAPER

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. leap(n)

    Synonyms:
    spring, jump, vault, bound, capriole

  2. leap(v)

    Synonyms:
    spring, jump, vault, bound, caper, gambol, prance, cavort, curvet

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    hop, jump, salto, break, bond, step, saut, pale, skip, blade, surge, jumping, jumps

How to pronounce leap?

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How to say leap in sign language?

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How to use leap in a sentence?

  1. Chief Executive Philippe Petitcolin:

    In the coming months, the challenge of the LEAP ramp-up will intensify.

  2. Pena Nieto:

    Today, we're taking a qualitative leap in relations between Brazil and Mexico.

  3. Yehuda Zaks:

    But I'm not expecting a quantum leap from one end to the other, i think we'll just be able to get back to normality. That's what I hope to get from this era.

  4. Greg Maletic:

    It's admittedly a leap of faith for the customer, but we think for a lot of people, that'll be the attraction : that'll be the fun of it, surprises are fun.

  5. James Scott:

    The human condition is plagued with a labyrinth of shortcomings, frailties and limitations that hinder man from reaching his fullest potential. Therefore, it only makes sense that we find ourselves at the next phase in human evolution where restricted man merges with the infinite possibilities of hyper-evolving technologies. This techno-human transmutation will prove to be ‘the’ quantum leap in human progression. The harmonization of technologically extending oneself, consciousness, artificial intelligence and machine learning will reverse the failures of genetic predisposition and limitation.


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