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skip

noun

1 skip

A gait in which steps and hops alternate.



2 skip

A mistake resulting from neglect.

synonym: omission.

verb

1 skip

Bypass:
— He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible.

synonyms: jump, pass over, skip over.

Roget 460: be negligent etc. adj.; take no care of etc. (take care of) etc. 459; neglect; let slip, let go; lay aside, set aside, cst aside, ... show more

Roget 838: rejoice, thank one's stars, bless one's stars; congratulate oneself, hug oneself; rub one's hands, clap one's hands; smack the lips, fling up one's cap; dance, skip; sing, carol, chirrup, ... show more

Dutch: verspringen

2 skip

Intentionally fail to attend.

synonym: cut.

3 skip

Jump lightly.

synonyms: hop, hop-skip.

Roget 309: leap; jump up, jump over the moon; hop, spring, bound, vault, ramp, cut capers, trip, skip, dance, caper; ... show more

Dutch: huppelen, hippelen, hippen, huppen

4 skip

Leave suddenly:
— Skip town.

synonyms: decamp, vamoose.

5 skip

Bound off one point after another.

synonym: bound off.

6 skip

Cause to skip over a surface:
— Skip a stone across the pond.

synonyms: skim, skitter.

Dutch: keilen


Moby thesaurus: Highland fling, abandon, abscond, absquatulate, amble, and jump, antic, avoid, avoidance, bail out, barge, beam, beat a retreat, blank, bob, bolt, bounce, bound, bowl along, break away ... show more.

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