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English noun: skip

1. skip (act) a gait in which steps and hops alternate

Broader (hypernym)gait

2. skip (act) a mistake resulting from neglect


Broader (hypernym)error, fault, mistake

Narrower (hyponym)failure

English verb: skip

1. skip (cognition) bypass

SamplesHe skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible.

Synonymsjump, pass over, skip over

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)drop, leave out, miss, neglect, omit, overleap, overlook, pretermit

2. skip (stative) intentionally fail to attend

SamplesCut class.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)miss

Narrower (hyponym)bunk off, play hooky

3. skip (motion) jump lightly

Synonymshop, hop-skip

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)bound, jump, leap, spring

4. skip (motion) leave suddenly

SamplesShe persuaded him to decamp.
Skip town.

Synonymsdecamp, vamoose

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)go away, go forth, leave

5. skip (motion) bound off one point after another

Synonymsbound off

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)bounce, bound, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, spring, take a hop

6. skip (contact) cause to skip over a surface

SamplesSkip a stone across the pond.

Synonymsskim, skitter

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)throw

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