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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


Synonymsomission


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.


Synonymscut


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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