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skip 1

 (skĭp)
v. skipped, skip·ping, skips
v.intr.
1.
a. To move by hopping on one foot and then the other.
b. To leap lightly about.
2. To bounce over or be deflected from a surface; skim or ricochet: threw the stone so it skipped over the water.
3. To pass from point to point, omitting or disregarding what intervenes: skipped through the list hurriedly; skipping over the dull passages in the novel.
4. To be promoted in school beyond the next regular class or grade.
5. Informal To leave hastily; abscond: skipped out of town.
6. To misfire. Used of an engine.
v.tr.
1. To leap or jump lightly over: skip rope.
2.
a. To pass over without mentioning; omit: skipped the minor details of the story.
b. To miss or omit as one in a series: My heart skipped a beat.
3. To cause to bounce lightly over a surface; skim.
4. To be promoted beyond (the next grade or level).
5. Informal To leave hastily: The fugitive skipped town.
6. Informal To fail to attend: We skipped science class again.
n.
1. A leaping or jumping movement, especially a gait in which hops and steps alternate.
2. An act of passing over something; an omission.
3. A control mechanism on an audio or video player that interrupts the playing of a recording and advances or reverses to the beginning of the nearest chapter, track, or other division.

[Middle English skippen, perhaps of Scandinavian origin.]

skip′pa·ble adj.

skip 2

 (skĭp)
n. Chiefly British
A container for receiving, transporting, and dumping waste materials.

[Variant of skep (in its earlier meaning, basket).]

skip

(skɪp)
vb, skips, skipping or skipped
1. (when: intr, often foll by over, along, into, etc) to spring or move lightly, esp to move by hopping from one foot to the other
2. (Games, other than specified) (intr) to jump over a skipping-rope
3. to cause (a stone, etc) to bounce or skim over a surface or (of a stone) to move in this way
4. to omit (intervening matter), as in passing from one part or subject to another: he skipped a chapter of the book.
5. informal (foll by: through) to read or deal with quickly or superficially: he skipped through the accounts before dinner.
6. (tr) informal to miss deliberately: to skip school.
7. (tr) informal chiefly US and Canadian to leave (a place) in haste or secrecy: to skip town.
n
8. a skipping movement or gait
9. the act of passing over or omitting
10. (Music, other) music US and Canadian another word for leap10
11. skip it! informal it doesn't matter!
[C13: probably of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse skopa to take a run, obsolete Swedish skuppa to skip]

skip

(skɪp)
n, vb, skips, skipping or skipped
informal short for skipper1
n
1. (Curling) the captain of a curling or bowls team
2. (Bowls & Bowling) the captain of a curling or bowls team

skip

(skɪp)
n
1. (Building) a large open container for transporting building materials, etc
2. (Mining & Quarrying) a cage used as a lift in mines, etc
[C19: variant of skep]

skip

(skɪp)
n
(Education) a college servant, esp of Trinity College, Dublin
[C17: probably shortened from archaic skip-kennel a footman or lackey (from skip1 + kennel2)]

skip1

(skɪp)

v. skipped, skip•ping,
n. v.i.
1. to move in a light, springy manner by bounding forward with alternate hops on each foot.
2. to pass from one point, thing, etc., to another, disregarding or omitting what intervenes.
3. to go away hastily and secretly; flee without notice.
4. to be advanced two or more classes or grades at once.
5. to ricochet or bounce along a surface: The stone skipped over the lake.
v.t.
6. to jump lightly over: to skip a fence.
7. to pass over without reading, noting, acting on, etc.: I skipped the long descriptions in the book.
8. to miss or omit (one of a repeated series of rhythmic actions): My heart skipped a beat.
9. to be absent from; avoid attendance at: to skip a party.
10.
a. to advance (a person) by two or more classes or grades at once.
b. to be advanced beyond (a grade or class) in school.
11. to send (a missile) ricocheting along a surface.
12. to leave hastily and secretly; flee from (a place): They skipped town.
n.
13. a skipping movement; a light jump or bounce.
14. a gait marked by such jumps.
15. a passing from one point or thing to another, with disregard of what intervenes.
16. an instance of skipping or a thing skipped.
17. a melodic interval greater than a second.
[1250–1300; (v.) Middle English skippen, perhaps < Old Norse skopa to run (compare Icelandic skoppa to skip)]
skip′pa•ble, adj.
skip′ping•ly, adv.

skip2

(skɪp)

n., v. skipped, skip•ping. n.
1. the captain of a curling or bowling team.
v.t.
3. to serve as skip of (a curling or bowling team).
[1820–30; short for skipper1]

Skep, Skip

 a quantity of grain, 1100; of malt or charcoal (usually twelve bushels).
Examples: skep of bread, 1470; of chaff, 1846; of charcoal, 1353; of corn, 1380; of grain, c. 1100; of malt; of sand, 1669; of vegetables, 1824.

skip


Past participle: skipped
Gerund: skipping

Imperative
skip
skip
Present
I skip
you skip
he/she/it skips
we skip
you skip
they skip
Preterite
I skipped
you skipped
he/she/it skipped
we skipped
you skipped
they skipped
Present Continuous
I am skipping
you are skipping
he/she/it is skipping
we are skipping
you are skipping
they are skipping
Present Perfect
I have skipped
you have skipped
he/she/it has skipped
we have skipped
you have skipped
they have skipped
Past Continuous
I was skipping
you were skipping
he/she/it was skipping
we were skipping
you were skipping
they were skipping
Past Perfect
I had skipped
you had skipped
he/she/it had skipped
we had skipped
you had skipped
they had skipped
Future
I will skip
you will skip
he/she/it will skip
we will skip
you will skip
they will skip
Future Perfect
I will have skipped
you will have skipped
he/she/it will have skipped
we will have skipped
you will have skipped
they will have skipped
Future Continuous
I will be skipping
you will be skipping
he/she/it will be skipping
we will be skipping
you will be skipping
they will be skipping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been skipping
you have been skipping
he/she/it has been skipping
we have been skipping
you have been skipping
they have been skipping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been skipping
you will have been skipping
he/she/it will have been skipping
we will have been skipping
you will have been skipping
they will have been skipping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been skipping
you had been skipping
he/she/it had been skipping
we had been skipping
you had been skipping
they had been skipping
Conditional
I would skip
you would skip
he/she/it would skip
we would skip
you would skip
they would skip
Past Conditional
I would have skipped
you would have skipped
he/she/it would have skipped
we would have skipped
you would have skipped
they would have skipped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skip - a gait in which steps and hops alternateskip - a gait in which steps and hops alternate
gait - a person's manner of walking
2.skip - a mistake resulting from neglectskip - a mistake resulting from neglect  
failure - an unexpected omission; "he resented my failure to return his call"; "the mechanic's failure to check the brakes"
error, fault, mistake - 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"
Verb1.skip - bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
neglect, omit, leave out, pretermit, overleap, overlook, miss, drop - leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
2.skip - intentionally fail to attend; "cut class"
miss - fail to attend an event or activity; "I missed the concert"; "He missed school for a week"
bunk off, play hooky - play truant from work or school; "The boy often plays hooky"
3.skip - jump lightly
bound, jump, leap, 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?"
pass over, skip, skip over, jump - bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
4.skip - leave suddenlyskip - leave suddenly; "She persuaded him to decamp"; "skip town"
go forth, leave, go away - go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
5.skip - bound off one point after another
bounce, rebound, ricochet, take a hop, resile, spring, recoil, bound, reverberate - spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
6.skip - cause to skip over a surface; "Skip a stone across the pond"
throw - propel through the air; "throw a frisbee"

skip

verb
1. hop, dance, bob, trip, bounce, caper, prance, cavort, frisk, gambol She was skipping along the pavement.
2. miss out, omit, leave out, overlook, pass over, eschew, forego, skim over, give (something) a miss It is important not to skip meals.
3. (Informal) miss, cut (informal), bunk off (slang), play truant from, wag (dialect), skive off, play hookey from (U.S. informal), dog it or dog off (dialect) Her daughter started skipping school.

skip

verb
1. To bound lightly:
2. To strike a surface at such an angle as to be deflected:
3. To cease consideration or treatment of:
4. Informal. To break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation.Also used with out:
Slang: lam.
Regional: absquatulate.
Idioms: blow the coop, cut and run, give someone the slip, make a getaway, take flight, take it on the lam.
5. Informal. To fail to attend on purpose:
noun
A light bounding movement:
Translations
قَفْز على القَدَمينيَتَخَطّىيَتَخَطَّىيَقْفِزُيَقْفِز على القَدَمَيْن
poskakovatvynechatposkokpřeskočitskákat přes švihadlo
hophoppe afstedsjippespringe over
hyppiäjättää väliinkimmotahypähdellähypellä
preskakatiskakutati
szökdécselésugrókötelezik
hoppasippasleppavalhopp
・・・を意図的にしない飛び跳ねる
...을 가볍게 뛰어넘다거르다
šokinėjimasšokinėti per virvutę
izlaistlēkātlēkt pār lecamo auklupārlēkt
skákať cez švihadlo
poskakovatiposkokpreskočiti
hoppahoppa över
กระโดดข้าม งด
atlamaksekmekes geçmekip atlamaksekme
bỏnhảy lò cò

skip

1 [skɪp]
A. Nsalto m, brinco m
B. VI
1. (= jump) → brincar, saltar
to skip with joydar brincos or saltos de alegría, brincar or saltar de alegría
to skip in/outentrar/salir dando brincos
he skipped out of the wayse apartó de un salto
to skip off (fig) → largarse, rajarse (LAm)
2. (with a rope) → saltar a la comba
3. (fig) to skip over sthpasar algo por alto, saltarse algo
to skip from one thing to anothersaltar de un tema a otro
the book skips about a lotel libro da muchos saltos
C. VT (fig) [+ meal, lesson, page] → saltarse
to skip lunchsaltarse el almuerzo, no almorzar
you should never skip breakfastno debes saltarte nunca el desayuno
to skip schoolhacer novillos, hacer la rabona
let's skip it!¡basta de eso!
D. CPD skip rope N (US) = skipping rope

skip

2 [skɪp] N (Brit) (= container) → contenedor m de basuras

skip

[ˈskɪp]
n
(= jump) → saut m, bond m
They took little skips as they walked → Ils faisaient de petits sauts en marchant., Ils faisaient de petits bonds en marchant.
(British) (for rubbish, waste)benne f
vi
(= move with little jumps) → sautiller
He skipped around the room → Il sautilla dans la pièce.
(with rope)sauter à la corde
(= change quickly) to skip from one thing to another → passer du coq à l'âne
vt [+ meal] → sauter; [+ chapter] → sauter
to skip school (mainly US)faire l'école buissonnière
to skip a lesson → sécher un cours
skip it! > (US)laisse tomber! ski pants nplfuseau m (de ski)ski pass ski-pass [ˈskiːpɑːs] nforfait m (de ski)ski pole nbâton m de ski

skip

1
nHüpfer m; (in dancing) → Hüpfschritt m; she gave a little skip of pleasuresie machte einen Freudensprung
vi
hüpfen; (with rope) → seilhüpfen, seilspringen; she came skipping up to ussie kam auf uns zugesprungen; she was skipping (with rope) → sie sprang Seil
(= move from subject to subject)springen
(inf: = abscond, flee) → abhauen (inf), → türmen (inf)
vt
(= omit, miss) school, church etcschwänzen (inf); generation, passage, chapter etcüberspringen, auslassen; (Comput, printer) → überspringen; my heart skipped a beatmein Herzschlag setzte für eine Sekunde aus; to skip lunchdas Mittagessen ausfallen lassen; to skip bail (inf)die Kaution verfallen lassen (und nicht vor Gericht erscheinen); skip it!ist ja auch egal!
(US) to skip ropeseilhüpfen, seilspringen
(US inf) to skip townaus der Stadt verschwinden (inf); to skip the countryüber die Grenze fliehen

skip

2
n
(Build) → Container m, → Bauschuttmulde f (form); (Min) → Förderkorb m

skip

3
n (Sport) → Kapitän m

skip

1 [skɪp]
1. nsaltello, balzo
2. visaltellare, salterellare; (with rope) → saltare con la corda
to skip in/out → entrare/uscire saltellando
to skip off (fig) → tagliare la corda
to skip over sth (fig) → sorvolare su qc
to skip from one subject to another → saltare da un argomento a un altro
3. vt (fig) (meal, lesson, page) → saltare; (school) → marinare, bigiare
let's skip it! (fam) → sorvoliamo!

skip

2 [skɪp] nbenna

skip

(skip) verbpast tense, past participle skipped
1. to go along with a hop on each foot in turn. The little girl skipped up the path.
2. to jump over a rope that is being turned under the feet and over the head (as a children's game).
3. to miss out (a meal, part of a book etc). I skipped lunch and went shopping instead; Skip chapter two.
noun
a hop on one foot in skipping.

skip

يَتَخَطَّى, يَقْفِزُ poskakovat, vynechat springe over auslassen, hüpfen παραλείπω brincar, omitir, saltarse hyppiä, jättää väliin ignorer, sautiller preskakati, skakutati saltare ・・・を意図的にしない, 飛び跳ねる ...을 가볍게 뛰어넘다, 거르다 hinkelen, overslaan hoppe over omijać, opuścić pular, saltar пропускать, пропустить hoppa, hoppa över กระโดด, ข้าม งด atlamak bỏ, nhảy lò cò 略过, 跳过

skip

vt. omitir, pasar por alto; [jump] saltar.

skip

vt (pret & pp skipped; ger skipping) saltarse; to — a beat saltarse un latido; My heart skipped a beat..Mi corazón se saltó un latido; to — a meal saltarse una comida; Don't skip breakfast..No se salte el desayuno.
References in classic literature ?
The word `limes' was like fire to powder, his yellow face flushed, and he rapped on his desk with an energy which made Jenny skip to her seat with unusual rapidity.
He may get up in the night, dig up this city and skip with that golden image before we know it.
The newspapers had got hold of that story, and there had been a scandal; but Scully had hired somebody to confess and take all the blame, and then skip the country.
The king stood, stately as a statue, gazing toward them -- had for- gotten himself again, of course -- and before I could get a word of warning out, it was time for him to skip, and well that he did it, too.
He selects the subjects which he will study, and enters his name for these studies; but he can skip attendance.
ag'in, en I done it too, 'ca'se de bullet glance' on his cheekbone en skip up here en glance' on de side o' de winder en whiz right acrost my face en tuck de hide off'n my nose-- why, if I'd 'a'; be'n jist a inch or a inch en a half furder 't would 'a' tuck de whole nose en disfiggered me.
I kind of hoped the boat would land somers, and we could skip ashore and not have to run the risk of this row, I was so scared of Bud Dixon, but she was an upper-river tub and there warn't no real chance of that.
And she ran into the middle of the room and, taking a handle in each hand, began to skip, and skip, and skip, while Mary turned in her chair to stare at her, and the queer faces in the old portraits seemed to stare at her, too, and wonder what on earth this common little cottager had the impudence to be doing under their very noses.
Indeed, I believe that there is an opportunity for a new form of novel, in which the novelist, as well as the reader, will skip all the dull people, and merely indicate such of them as are necessary to the action by an outline or a symbol, compressing their familiar psychology, and necessary plot-interferences with the main characters, into recognised formulae.
As I sat quietly meditating at my table, I heard something bounce in at the closet-window, and skip about from one side to the other: whereat, although I was much alarmed, yet I ventured to look out, but not stirring from my seat; and then I saw this frolicsome animal frisking and leaping up and down, till at last he came to my box, which he seemed to view with great pleasure and curiosity, peeping in at the door and every window.
Now you must be content to skip ten or eleven whole years, and only guess at all the wonderful life that Mowgli led among the wolves, because if it were written out it would fill ever so many books.
AS soon as they had passed, little Benjamin Bunny slid down into the road, and set off--with a hop, skip and a jump--to call upon his relations, who lived in the wood at the back of Mr.