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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 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. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Sometimes all what we need is a big leap of determination.

  2. Jeremy Shapiro:

    It's a big leap for German officials to be able to say this stuff. You definitely wouldn't have seen that a couple of years ago.

  3. Lenore Skenazy:

    We've been encouraged in our society to do what I call worst-first thinking, which is come up with the worst-case scenario first and proceed as if it's likely to happen, and that's what happened with The Meitivs, someone sees two children alone, and they leap to' Oh, my God, they're neglected. What if they're run over by a Mack truck ? What if they're kidnapped ? There are predators all around.'.

  4. Loren Thompson:

    It tried too hard to leap ahead technologically at the beginning of the last decade, as a result, every vessel that it started had severe problems.

  5. Sylvie Goulard:

    I don't think Europe can transform itself and make a bold leap forward in integration with the current cast of political characters.  Perhaps with their successors.

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