verb (used without object), leaped or leapt [lept, leept], /lɛpt, lipt/, leap·ing.
verb (used with object), leaped or leapt [lept, leept], /lɛpt, lipt/, leap·ing.
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Idioms for leap
Origin of leap
synonym study for leap
OTHER WORDS FROM leapleaper, noun
Example sentences from the Web for leap
It’s not a huge leap to see these creatures reconceived by a Western developer.‘Demon’s Souls’ review: The ideal PlayStation 5 launch game|Gene Park|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Before taking the leap, I’d recommend making a list of all the apps you use regularly and checking on whether they have optimized yet or when they plan to do so.Apple’s M1 chip makes the new MacBook Air shockingly good|Stan Horaczek|November 18, 2020|Popular Science
So again, this idea that just one very large neural network is going to achieve general intelligence is again, a bit of a leap of faith because maybe general intelligence will require some breakthrough in how dedicated structures communicate.
The MacBook Air battery has made a leap from 11 hours to 15 hours, measured though surfing the Web over WiFi.MacBooks get new brains with their first Apple-designed processors|Geoffrey Fowler, Heather Kelly|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Despite the companies’ attempts to hype the next generation as a huge leap, there’s simply no evidence of that at launch and probably won’t be for many months.Review: Sony’s PlayStation 5 is here, but next-generation gaming is still on its way|Devin Coldewey|November 6, 2020|TechCrunch
The rider rose to view for a moment, like a leaper going over a fence sideways.The Great Cattle Trail|Edward S. Ellis
"I hope your friend Leaper hasn't given us the slip," he remarked to the messenger as he joined him again.
Kiddie Katydid and Leaper the Locust quarreled so loudly that they soon drew a crowd around them.
The string may be heightened and lowered at pleasure,—it may be raised as high as the leaper's head when a leaping-pole is used.The Book of Sports:|William Martin
This needs practice, however, for if the leaper loses his balance and falls backward his jump does not count.Three Hundred Things a Bright Boy Can Do|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for leap
verb leaps, leaping, leapt or leaped
Derived forms of leapleaper, noun
Word Origin for leap
Idioms and Phrases with leap
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.