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skip

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)
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5 in 5 verses (in OT : 5 in 5 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

skipn. [See Skep.].
  •  A basket. See Skep.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A charge of sirup in the pans.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A beehive; a skep.  [1913 Webster]
skipv. i. [OE. skippen, of uncertain origin; cf. Icel. skopa run, skoppa to spin like a top, OSw. & dial. Sw. skimmpa to run, skimpa, skompa, to hop, skip; or Ir. sgiob to snatch, Gael. sgiab to start or move suddenly, to snatch, W. ysgipio to snatch.].
  •  To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; -- commonly implying a sportive spirit.  [1913 Webster]
    "The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day,
    Had he thy reason, would he skip and play?
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "So she drew her mother away skipping, dancing, and frisking fantastically."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking, or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing; -- often followed by over.  [1913 Webster]
skipv. t. 
  •  To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as, to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson.  [1913 Webster]
    "They who have a mind to see the issue may skip these two chapters."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone.  [1913 Webster]
skipn. 
  •  A light leap or bound.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.  Busby.  [1913 Webster]
Skip kennel, a lackey; a footboy. [Slang.] Swift. -- Skip mackerel. (Zoöl.) See Bluefish, 1.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

skip, v. & n.
--v. (skipped, skipping)
1 intr. a move along lightly, esp. by taking two steps with each foot in turn. b jump lightly from the ground, esp. so as to clear a skipping-rope. c jump about, gambol, caper, frisk.
2 intr. (often foll. by from, off, to) move quickly from one point, subject, or occupation to another; be desultory.
3 tr. (also absol.) omit in dealing with a series or in reading (skip every tenth row; always skips the small print).
4 tr. colloq. not participate in.
5 tr. colloq. depart quickly from; leave hurriedly.
6 intr. (often foll. by out, off) colloq. make off, disappear.
7 tr. make (a stone) ricochet on the surface of water.
--n.
1 a skipping movement or action.
2 Computing the action of passing over part of a sequence of data or instructions.
3 US colloq. a person who defaults or absconds.

Idiom
skip it sl.
1 abandon a topic etc.
2 make off, disappear. skipping-rope (US skip-rope) a length of rope revolved over the head and under the feet while jumping as a game or exercise. skip zone the annular region round a broadcasting station where neither direct nor reflected waves are received.
skip, n.
1 a large container for builders' refuse etc.
2 a cage, bucket, etc., in which men or materials are lowered and raised in mines and quarries.
3 = SKEP.

skip, n. & v.
--n. the captain or director of a side at bowls or curling.
--v.tr. (skipped, skipping) be the skip of.

Etymology
abbr. of SKIPPER(1)

THESAURUS

skip

Highland fling, abandon, abscond, absquatulate, amble, and jump, antic, avoid, avoidance, bail out, barge, beam, beat a retreat, blank, bob, bolt, bounce, bound, bowl along, break away, break jail, break loose, broad jump, buck, buckjump, bundle, caper, capriole, caracole, carol, carom, carry on, cavort, chasm, chirp, chirrup, clap hands, clear, clear out, clog, clop, clump, curvet, cut, cut a dido, cut and run, cut capers, cut loose, cut up, dance, dap, decamp, delight, demivolt, depart, desert, disport, disregard, dog it, drag, elope, escape, escape prison, evade, exult, flee, flounce, fly, fly the coop, flying jump, fool around, foot, footfall, footslog, footstep, fox-trot, frisk, frolic, fugitate, galliard, gambado, gambol, gap, gelandesprung, get away, get clear of, get free, get out, get out of, glory, glow, go AWOL, go awol, goldbrick, goof off, grand jete, graze, halt, handspring, high jump, hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hoof, hoofbeat, hop, horse around, hurdle, ignore, jete, jig, jog, jolt, joy, jubilate, jump, jump about, jump bail, jump over, jump ship, jump shot, jump turn, jump-hop, jump-off, lacuna, lam, laugh, lavolta, leap, leap over, leapfrog, leave, leave loose ends, leave out, leave undone, let alone, let be, let dangle, let go, levant, lilt, limp, long jump, lope, lumber, lunge, lurch, make a getaway, make off, malinger, mince, miss, morris, negotiate, omission, omit, overjump, overleap, overlook, oversight, overskip, pace, paddle, pass by, pass over, pass up, peg, piaffe, piaffer, play, play hooky, play truant, plod, pole vault, pounce, pounce on, pounce upon, powder, prance, preterition, pretermit, procrastinate, rack, radiate cheer, ramp, rejoice, revel, ricochet, roll, rollick, romp, run, run away, run away from, run away with, run for it, run off, running broad jump, running high jump, sashay, saunter, saut de basque, scamper, scoot, screw, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, shake, shamble, shimmy, shirk, show the heels, shuffle, sidle, sing, single-foot, skedaddle, ski jump, skim, skip for joy, skip out, skitter, slack, slink, slip the cable, slip the collar, slither, slog, slouch, smile, sparkle, split, sport, spring, stagger, stalk, stamp, start, start aside, start up, steeplechase, steer clear of, step, stomp, straddle, straggle, stride, stroll, strut, stump, swagger, swing, take French leave, take a powder, take flight, take off, take to flight, take wing, tap-dance, tittup, toddle, totter, tour jete, traipse, tread, trifle, trip, trudge, turn tail, updive, upleap, upspring, vault, waddle, waltz, wamble, whistle, wiggle, wobble

ROGET THESAURUS

skip

Rejoicing

VB rejoice, thank one's stars, bless one's stars, congratulate oneself, hug oneself, rub one's hands, clap one's hands, smack the lips, fling up one's cap, dance, skip, sing, carol, chirrup, chirp, hurrah, cry for joy, jump for joy, leap with joy, exult, triumph, hold jubilee, make merry, laugh, raise laughter.

Leap

VB leap, jump up, jump over the moon, hop, spring, bound, vault, ramp, cut capers, trip, skip, dance, caper, buck, buck jump, curvet, caracole, foot it, bob, bounce, flounce, start, frisk, jump about, trip it on the light fantastic toe, trip the light fantastic, dance oneself off one's legs, dance off one's shoes.

Neglect

VB be negligent, take no care of &c (take care of), neglect, let slip, let go, lay aside, set aside, cst aside, put aside, keep out of sight, put out of sight, lose sight of, overlook, disregard, pass over, pas by, let pass, blink, wink at, connive at, gloss over, take no note of, take no thought of, take no account of, take no notice of, pay no regard to, laisser aller, scamp, trifle, fribble, do by halves, cut, slight, play with, trifle with, slur, skim, skim the surface, effleurer, take a cursory view of, slur over, skip over, jump over, slip over, pretermit, miss, skip, jump, omit, give the go-by to, push aside, pigeonhole, shelve, sink, table, ignore, shut one's eyes to, refuse to hear, turn a deaf ear to, leave out of one's calculation, not attend to, not mind, not trouble oneself about, not trouble one's head about, not trouble oneself with, forget, be caught napping, leave a loose thread, let the grass grow under one's feet, render neglectful, put off one's guard, throw off one's guard, distract, divert.


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