Definition of Leap

  • (n.) A basket.
  • (n.) A weel or wicker trap for fish.
  • (v. i.) To spring clear of the ground, with the feet; to jump; to vault; as, a man leaps over a fence, or leaps upon a horse.
  • (v. i.) To spring or move suddenly, as by a jump or by jumps; to bound; to move swiftly. Also Fig.
  • (v. t.) To pass over by a leap or jump; as, to leap a wall, or a ditch.
  • (v. t.) To copulate with (a female beast); to cover.
  • (v. t.) To cause to leap; as, to leap a horse across a ditch.
  • (n.) The act of leaping, or the space passed by leaping; a jump; a spring; a bound.
  • (n.) Copulation with, or coverture of, a female beast.
  • (n.) A fault.
  • (n.) A passing from one note to another by an interval, especially by a long one, or by one including several other and intermediate intervals.

Antonyms of Leap

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Homophones of Leap