Definition of skip :
1. A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.
2. A basket. See Skep.
3. A beehive; a skep.
4. A charge of sirup in the pans.
5. A light leap or bound.
6. A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.
7. An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock.
8. Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking, or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing; - often followed by over.
9. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
10. To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone.
11. To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.
12. To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; - commonly implying a sportive spirit.
13. To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as, to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson.
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avoid (part of speech: verb)
leap (part of speech: verb)
escape (part of speech: verb)
- " You can't skip a hundred at first, but if you practise you'll mount up. - "The Secret Garden", Frances Hodgson Burnett.
- They're welcome to skip, then. - "The Heath Hover Mystery", Bertram Mitford.
- In school, I'd just begun to make A pretty little ship, But I was slow, and all the rest Stood up to dance and skip. - "The Child Under Eight", E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith.