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Definition 1: the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot) - [noun denoting act]

(hop is a kind of ...) the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

"he advanced in a series of jumps" "the jumping was unexpected"

Definition 2: an informal dance where popular music is played - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for hop in the sense of this definition

(hop is a kind of ...) a party for social dancing

Definition 3: 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 - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for hop in the sense of this definition

(hop is a kind of ...) a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

(... is a kind of hop ) European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors; cultivated in America

(... is a kind of hop ) native American plant sometimes confused with the European hop

(... is a kind of hop ) ornamental vine native to eastern Asia; cultivated for its variegated foliage

(... is a member of hop) hops: hardy perennial vines of Europe, North America and central and eastern Asia producing a latex sap; in some classifications included in the family Urticaceae

Definition 4: jump lightly - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for hop in the sense of this definition

(hop is a kind of ...) move forward by leaps and bounds

"The horse bounded across the meadow" "The child leapt across the puddle" "Can you jump over the fence?"

Definition 5: make a jump forward or upward - [verb of motion]

(hop is a kind of ...) move forward by leaps and bounds

"The horse bounded across the meadow" "The child leapt across the puddle" "Can you jump over the fence?"

(hop has a similar meaning as ...) jump across

"He hopped the bush"

Definition 6: jump across - [verb of motion]

Samples where hop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He hopped the bush

(hop is a kind of ...) pass by, over, or under without making contact

"the balloon cleared the tree tops"

(hop has a similar meaning as ...) make a jump forward or upward

Definition 7: traverse as if by a short airplane trip - [verb of motion]

Samples where hop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Hop the Pacific Ocean

(hop is a kind of ...) travel across or pass over

"The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

(hop has a similar meaning as ...) move quickly from one place to another

Definition 8: move quickly from one place to another - [verb of motion]

(hop is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

(hop has a similar meaning as ...) travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.

"She hopped a train to Chicago" "He hopped rides all over the country"

(hop has a similar meaning as ...) traverse as if by a short airplane trip

"Hop the Pacific Ocean"

Definition 9: travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc. - [verb of motion]

Samples where hop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She hopped a train to Chicago
  • He hopped rides all over the country

(hop is a kind of ...) undergo transportation as in a vehicle

"We travelled North on Rte. 508"

(hop has a similar meaning as ...) move quickly from one place to another

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