HyperDic: skip

English > 8 senses of the word skip:
VERBcognitionskip, jump, pass over, skip overbypass
stativeskip, cutintentionally fail to attend
motionskip, hop, hop-skipjump lightly
motionskip, decamp, vamooseleave suddenly
motionskip, bound offbound off one point after another
contactskip, skim, skittercause to skip over a surface
NOUNactskipa gait in which steps and hops alternate
actskip, omissiona mistake resulting from neglect
skip > pronunciation
Soundsskih'p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > skip: 8 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA gait in which steps and hops alternate.
BroadergaitA person's manner of walking
Verbsskipjump lightly
English > skip: 8 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA mistake resulting from neglect.
Synonymomission
NarrowerfailureAn unexpected omission
Broadermistake, error, faultA wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
Spanishdescuido, omisión
Catalandescuit, oblit, omissió
Verbsskipintentionally fail to attend
English > skip: 8 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningBypass.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
Synonymsjump, pass over, skip over
Broaderneglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleapLeave undone or leave out
Spanishcircunvalar, saltarse, saltar
Catalansaltar-se, saltar
English > skip: 8 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningintentionally fail to attend.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymcut
Narrowerbunk off, play hookyPlay truant from work or school
Broadermissfail to attend an event or activity
Spanishfaltar a clases, hacer novillos, saltarse
Nounsskipa mistake resulting from neglect
skippera student who fails to attend classes
English > skip: 8 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningJump lightly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymshop, hop-skip
Broaderjump, leap, bound, springMove forward by leaps and bounds
See alsoskip overbypass
Spanishbrincar, saltar
Catalanbotar, coixejar, saltar
Nounsskipa gait in which steps and hops alternate
English > skip: 8 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningLeave suddenly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "skip town"
Synonymsdecamp, vamoose
Broaderleave, go forth, go awaygo away from a place
Usage ofcolloquialisma colloquial expression
Spanishabrirse, esfumarse, largarse
English > skip: 8 senses > verb 5, motion
Meaningbound off one point after another.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymbound off
Broaderbounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochetspring back
Spanishbrincar, desplazarse saltando
English > skip: 8 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningCause to skip over a surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"Skip a stone across the pond"
Synonymsskim, skitter
BroaderthrowPropel through the air

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