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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


Synonymshops


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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