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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a gait in which steps and hops alternate;

2. a mistake resulting from neglect;
[syn: omission, skip]


VERB (6)

1. bypass;
- Example: "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
[syn: jump, pass over, skip, skip over]

2. intentionally fail to attend;
- Example: "cut class"
[syn: cut, skip]

3. jump lightly;
[syn: hop, skip, hop-skip]

4. leave suddenly;
- Example: "She persuaded him to decamp"
- Example: "skip town"
[syn: decamp, skip, vamoose]

5. bound off one point after another;
[syn: skip, bound off]

6. cause to skip over a surface;
- Example: "Skip a stone across the pond"
[syn: skim, skip, skitter]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Skip \Skip\, n. [See Skep.] 1. A basket. See Skep. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] 2. A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mining) An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock. [1913 Webster] 4. (Sugar Manuf.) A charge of sirup in the pans. [1913 Webster] 5. A beehive; a skep. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Skip \Skip\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Skipped; p. pr. & vb. n. Skipping.] [OE. skippen, of uncertain origin; cf. Icel. skopa run, skoppa to spin like a top, OSw. & dial. Sw. skimmpa to run, skimpa, skompa, to hop, skip; or Ir. sgiob to snatch, Gael. sgiab to start or move suddenly, to snatch, W. ysgipio to snatch.] 1. To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; -- commonly implying a sportive spirit. [1913 Webster] The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play? --Pope. [1913 Webster] So she drew her mother away skipping, dancing, and frisking fantastically. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking, or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing; -- often followed by over. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Skip \Skip\, v. t. 1. To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope. [1913 Webster] 2. To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as, to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson. [1913 Webster] They who have a mind to see the issue may skip these two chapters. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster] 3. To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Skip \Skip\, n. 1. A light leap or bound. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mus.) A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once. --Busby. [1913 Webster] Skip kennel, a lackey; a footboy. [Slang.] --Swift. Skip mackerel. (Zool.) See Bluefish, 1. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

skip n 1: a gait in which steps and hops alternate 2: a mistake resulting from neglect [syn: omission, skip] v 1: bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible" [syn: jump, pass over, skip, skip over] 2: intentionally fail to attend; "cut class" [syn: cut, skip] 3: jump lightly [syn: hop, skip, hop-skip] 4: leave suddenly; "She persuaded him to decamp"; "skip town" [syn: decamp, skip, vamoose] 5: bound off one point after another [syn: skip, bound off] 6: cause to skip over a surface; "Skip a stone across the pond" [syn: skim, skip, skitter]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

280 Moby Thesaurus words for "skip": 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, break jail, break loose, broad jump, buck, buckjump, bundle, caper, capriole, caracole, carol, carom, carry on, cavort, chasm, chirp, chirrup, clap hands, clear, clear out, clog, clop, clump, curvet, cut, cut a dido, cut and run, cut capers, cut loose, cut up, dance, dap, decamp, delight, demivolt, depart, desert, disport, disregard, dog it, drag, elope, escape, escape prison, evade, exult, flee, flounce, fly, fly the coop, flying jump, fool around, foot, footfall, footslog, footstep, fox-trot, frisk, frolic, fugitate, galliard, gambado, gambol, gap, gelandesprung, get away, get clear of, get free, get out, get out of, glory, glow, go AWOL, go awol, goldbrick, goof off, grand jete, graze, halt, handspring, high jump, hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hoof, hoofbeat, hop, horse around, hurdle, ignore, jete, jig, jog, jolt, joy, jubilate, jump, jump about, jump bail, jump over, jump ship, jump shot, jump turn, jump-hop, jump-off, lacuna, lam, laugh, lavolta, leap, leap over, leapfrog, leave, leave loose ends, leave out, leave undone, let alone, let be, let dangle, let go, levant, lilt, limp, long jump, lope, lumber, lunge, lurch, make a getaway, make off, malinger, mince, miss, morris, negotiate, omission, omit, overjump, overleap, overlook, oversight, overskip, pace, paddle, pass by, pass over, pass up, peg, piaffe, piaffer, play, play hooky, play truant, plod, pole vault, pounce, pounce on, pounce upon, powder, prance, preterition, pretermit, procrastinate, rack, radiate cheer, ramp, rejoice, revel, ricochet, roll, rollick, romp, run, run away, run away from, run away with, run for it, run off, running broad jump, running high jump, sashay, saunter, saut de basque, scamper, scoot, screw, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, shake, shamble, shimmy, shirk, show the heels, shuffle, sidle, sing, single-foot, skedaddle, ski jump, skim, skip for joy, skip out, skitter, slack, slink, slip the cable, slip the collar, slither, slog, slouch, smile, sparkle, split, sport, spring, stagger, stalk, stamp, start, start aside, start up, steeplechase, steer clear of, step, stomp, straddle, straggle, stride, stroll, strut, stump, swagger, swing, take French leave, take a powder, take flight, take off, take to flight, take wing, tap-dance, tittup, toddle, totter, tour jete, traipse, tread, trifle, trip, trudge, turn tail, updive, upleap, upspring, vault, waddle, waltz, wamble, whistle, wiggle, wobble
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