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English noun: hop

1. hop (act) the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)

Broader (hypernym)jump, jumping

2. hop (plant) twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer


Broader (hypernym)vine

Narrower (hyponym)American hop, bine, common hop, common hops, European hop, Humulus americanus, Humulus japonicus, Humulus lupulus, Japanese hop

Member meronymgenus Humulus, Humulus

3. hop (event) an informal dance where popular music is played

Synonymsrecord hop

Broader (hypernym)dance

English verb: hop

1. hop (motion) jump lightly

Synonymshop-skip, skip

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

Broader (hypernym)bound, jump, leap, spring

2. hop (motion) move quickly from one place to another

ExamplesThe crowds hop in the streets, The streets hop with crowds

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

Broader (hypernym)move

Verb grouphop, hop

3. hop (motion) travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.

SamplesShe hopped a train to Chicago.
He hopped rides all over the country.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)travel

Verb grouphop

4. hop (motion) traverse as if by a short airplane trip

SamplesHop the Pacific Ocean.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, track, traverse

Verb grouphop

5. hop (motion) jump across

SamplesHe hopped the bush.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)clear, top

Verb grouphop

6. hop (motion) make a jump forward or upward

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

Broader (hypernym)bound, jump, leap, spring

Verb grouphop

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