Textual thesaurus for "leap"

(noun) leaping, spring, saltation, bounce, bound

a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

(noun) jump, saltation

an abrupt transition

a successful leap from college to the major leagues

(noun) jump

a sudden and decisive increase

a jump in attendance

(verb) jump

pass abruptly from one state or topic to another

leap into fame; jump to a conclusion; jump from one thing to another

(verb) spring, jump, bound

move forward by leaps and bounds

The horse bounded across the meadow; The child leapt across the puddle; Can you jump over the fence?

(verb) jump

cause to jump or leap

the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop

(verb) jump, 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