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Verb: skip (skipped,skipping)  skip
  1. Bypass
    "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible";
    - jump, pass over, skip over
  2. Intentionally fail to attend
    "skip class";
    - cut
  3. Jump lightly
    - hop, hop-skip
  4. Leave suddenly
    "skip town";
    - decamp, vamoose [informal]
  5. Bound off one point after another
    - bound off
  6. Cause to move quickly over a surface with small jumps
    "Skip a stone across the pond";
    - skim, skitter
Noun: skip  skip
  1. A gait in which steps and hops alternate
  2. A mistake resulting from neglect
    - omission
  3. [Brit] A container designed to receive and transport and dump waste
    - Dumpster [N. Amer]

Derived forms: skips, skipping, skipped

See also: climb on

Type of: bounce, bound, container, drop, error, fault, gait, go away, go forth, jump, leap, leave, leave out, miss, mistake, neglect, off [informal], omit, overleap, overlook, pretermit, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, spring, take a hop, throw, wing

Encyclopedia: Skip