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Overview of noun leaping

The noun leaping has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce

(a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards)


Overview of verb leap

The verb leap has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (22) jump, leap, bound, spring

(move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?")

2. (1) leap, jump

(pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to another")

3. jump, leap, jump off

(jump down from an elevated point; "the parachutist didn't want to jump"; "every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge"; "the widow leapt into the funeral pyre")

4. jump, leap

(cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop")

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