Synonyms for leap
- 1. leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce, jump, jumping
- usage: a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
- 2. leap, jump, saltation, transition
- usage: an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
- 3. jump, leap, increase
- usage: a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
- 4. leap, distance
- usage: the distance leaped (or to be leaped); "a leap of 10 feet"
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- 1. jump, leap, bound, spring, move
- usage: move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
- 2. leap, jump, switch, shift, change
- usage: pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to another"
- 3. jump, leap, jump off, move
- usage: 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"
- 4. jump, leap
- usage: cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
See also: leap (Dictionary)