HyperDic: hop

English > 9 senses of the word hop:
VERBmotionhop, skip, hop-skipjump lightly
motionhopmove quickly from one place to another
motionhoptravel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.
motionhoptraverse as if by a short airplane trip
motionhopjump across
motionhopmake a jump forward or upward
NOUNacthopthe act of hopping
planthop, hopstwining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes
eventhop, record hopan informal dance where popular music is played
hop > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'p
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English > hop: 9 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot).
Broaderjump, jumpingThe act of jumping
Spanishbrinco, salto
Catalansaltiró, salt
Verbshopjump lightly
hopmake a jump forward or upward
hopjump across
hopmove quickly from one place to another
English > hop: 9 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningTwining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer.
Synonymhops
Member ofHumulus, genus Humulushops
NarrowerAmerican hop, Humulus americanusNative American plant sometimes confused with the European hop
Japanese hop, Humulus japonicusOrnamental vine native to eastern Asia
common hop, common hops, bine, European hop, Humulus lupulusEuropean twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors
BroadervineA plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
Spanishlúpulo
Catalanllúpol
English > hop: 9 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningAn informal dance where popular music is played.
Synonymrecord hop
BroaderdanceA party for social dancing
Verbshopjump lightly
English > hop: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningJump lightly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsskip, hop-skip
Broaderjump, leap, bound, springMove forward by leaps and bounds
See alsohop onget up on the back of
Spanishbrincar, saltar
Catalanbotar, coixejar, saltar
Nounshopthe act of hopping
hopan informal dance where popular music is played
hopper(baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
hopperfunnel-shaped receptacle
hoppersomeone who hops
English > hop: 9 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove quickly from one place to another.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe crowds hop in the streets; The streets hop with crowds
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Similar tohopTraverse as if by a short airplane trip
hoptravel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.
Spanishbrincar, saltar
Catalanbotar, coixejar, saltar
Nounshopthe act of hopping
hoppersomeone who hops
English > hop: 9 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningtravel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc..
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "She hopped a train to Chicago"
  • "He hopped rides all over the country"
BroadertravelUndergo transportation as in a vehicle
Similar tohopMove quickly from one place to another
Spanishaspirar, esperar, pillar, saltar, subirse, tomar
Catalanagafar, aspirar, esperar, saltar
English > hop: 9 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningTraverse as if by a short airplane trip.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Hop the Pacific Ocean"
Broadertraverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut acrossTravel across or pass over
Similar tohopMove quickly from one place to another
Spanishsaltar
English > hop: 9 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningJump across.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"He hopped the bush"
Broaderclear, topPass by, over, or under without making contact
Similar tohopmake a jump forward or upward
Spanishsaltar
Catalansaltar
Nounshopthe act of hopping
English > hop: 9 senses > verb 6, motion
Meaningmake a jump forward or upward.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Broaderjump, leap, bound, springMove forward by leaps and bounds
Similar tohopJump across
Spanishsaltar
Catalanbotar, coixejar, saltar
Nounshopthe act of hopping

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