verb (used without object), leaped or leapt, leap·ing.
verb (used with object), leaped or leapt, leap·ing.
Origin of leap
Related formsleap·er, noun
British Dictionary definitions for leap of faith
verb leaps, leaping, leapt or leaped
Derived Formsleaper, noun
Word Origin for leap
Idioms and Phrases with leap of faith (1 of 2)
leap of faith
A belief or trust in something intangible or incapable of being proved. For example, It required a leap of faith to pursue this unusual step of transplanting an animals' heart into a human patient.
Idioms and Phrases with leap of faith (2 of 2)
In addition to the idioms beginning with leap
- leap in the dark
- leap of faith
- by leaps and bounds
- look before you leap
- quantum leap
Also see underjump.