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Definition 1: a mistake resulting from neglect - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for skip in the sense of this definition

(skip is a kind of ...) a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

"he made a bad mistake" "she was quick to point out my errors" "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"

(... is a kind of skip ) an unexpected omission

"he resented my failure to return his call" "the mechanic's failure to check the brakes"

Definition 2: a gait in which steps and hops alternate - [noun denoting act]

(skip is a kind of ...) a person's manner of walking

Definition 3: bypass - [verb of cognition]

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

  • He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible

Synonyms for skip in the sense of this definition

(skip is a kind of ...) leave undone or leave out

"How could I miss that typo?" "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

Definition 4: cause to skip over a surface - [verb of contact]

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

  • Skip a stone across the pond

Synonyms for skip in the sense of this definition

(skip is a kind of ...) propel through the air

"throw a frisbee"

Definition 5: jump lightly - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for skip in the sense of this definition

(skip 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 6: leave suddenly - [verb of motion]

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

  • She persuaded him to decamp
  • skip town

Synonyms for skip in the sense of this definition

(skip is a kind of ...) go away from a place

"At what time does your train leave?" "She didn't leave until midnight" "The ship leaves at midnight"

Definition 7: bound off one point after another - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for skip in the sense of this definition

(skip is a kind of ...) spring back; spring away from an impact

"The rubber ball bounced" "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"

Definition 8: intentionally fail to attend - [verb of stative]

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

  • cut class

Synonyms for skip in the sense of this definition

(skip is a kind of ...) fail to attend an event or activity

"I missed the concert" "He missed school for a week"

(... is a kind of skip ) play truant from work or school

"The boy often plays hooky"

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