Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun leaping

1 sense of leaping

Sense 1
leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce -- (a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards)
       => jump, jumping -- (the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb leap

4 senses of leap

Sense 1
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?")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")
          Phrasal Verb-> leap out#1

Sense 2
leap, jump -- (pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to another")
       => switch, shift, change -- (lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes")

Sense 3
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")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 4
jump, leap -- (cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop")

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