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    skip - Dictionary definition and meaning for word skip

    Definition
    (noun) a gait in which steps and hops alternate Definition
    (noun) a mistake resulting from neglect
    Synonyms : omission
    Definition
    (verb) bypass
    Synonyms : jump , pass over , skip over
    Example Sentence
    • He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible
    Definition
    (verb) intentionally fail to attend
    Synonyms : cut
    Example Sentence
    • cut class
    Definition
    (verb) jump lightly
    Synonyms : hop , hop-skip
    Definition
    (verb) leave suddenly
    Synonyms : decamp , vamoose
    Example Sentence
    • She persuaded him to decamp
    • skip town
    Definition
    (verb) bound off one point after another
    Synonyms : bound off
    Definition
    (verb) cause to skip over a surface
    Synonyms : skim , skitter
    Example Sentence
    • Skip a stone across the pond
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