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Synonyms for leap
lip; lɛpt, liptleap

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Wiktionary

  1. leapverb

    To jump from one location to another.

    Synonyms:
    spring, bound, jump, hop

  2. leapnoun

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bouncenoun

    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, saltationnoun

    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, leapnoun

    a sudden and decisive increase

    "a jump in attendance"

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

  4. leapverb

    the distance leaped (or to be leaped)

    "a leap of 10 feet"

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

  5. jump, leap, bound, springverb

    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, jumpverb

    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 offverb

    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, leapverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. leapverb

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

  2. leapverb

    Synonyms:
    jump over, bound across

  3. leapnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. leapnoun

    Synonyms:
    spring, jump, vault, bound, capriole

  2. leapverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "leap":

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

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How to use leap in a sentence?

  1. Janine Barchas:

    The next leap in logic : Do they evidence cataracts ? I'm not a medical expert, but my medical experts who I consulted don't necessarily draw that conclusion, and are cataracts caused by arsenic, well, that's another quantum leap in itself.

  2. Emily Smith:

    I did start out this election supporting Hillary because I thought it's time to have a woman president -- we just took a huge leap and bound, electing someone who is an African-American, why can't we have a woman? but then Bernie ran for president and I loved his ideas. It's outrageous that I'm going to be $80,000 in debt.

  3. Joe Trippi:

    It’s a time-honored tradition, and a lot of candidates remember who was there early, who was willing to take the leap.

  4. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    To size up your readiness to take the leap into entrepreneurship, there are a number of questions to ask yourself.

  5. TLHAKA TLHANKANE:

    Happiness is cheap. It is present in the rain, wind and all aspects of nature's leap. It is not wrong to celebrate the reap, But greater happiness comes in sharing the reap. Everything the creator created is always singing and praising the creator except people, admire the butterflies, feel the sunshine, they are rejoicing all the time, but not to some personal achievement like us sad people. Instead, they are rejoicing in life, rejoice in life and give praise to your marker and you will be happy.


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