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English noun: leapfrog

1. leapfrog (act) advancing as if in the child's game, by leaping over obstacles or competitors

SamplesThe company still believes the chip is a leapfrog in integration and will pay huge dividends.

Broader (hypernym)advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, procession, progress, progression

2. leapfrog (act) a game in which one child bends down and another leaps over

Broader (hypernym)child's game

English verb: leapfrog

1. leapfrog (motion) jump across

SamplesHe leapfrogged his classmates.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)bound, jump, leap, spring

2. leapfrog (change) progress by large jumps instead of small increments

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

Broader (hypernym)advance, come along, come on, get along, get on, progress, shape up

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