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KK Pronunciation

〔 lip 〕


〔 liːp 〕

Overview of noun leap

The noun leap has 4 senses

  • leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce -- (a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards)

  • leap, jump, saltation -- (an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues")

  • jump, leap -- (a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance")

  • leap -- (the distance leaped (or to be leaped); "a leap of 10 feet")

Overview of verb leap

The verb leap has 4 senses

  • jump, leap, bound, spring -- (move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?")

  • leap, jump -- (pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to another")

  • jump, leap, jump off -- (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")

  • jump, leap -- (cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop")