Synonyms for leap

Synonyms for (noun) leap

Synonyms: leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bounce, bound

Definition: a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

Similar words: jump, jumping

Definition: the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

Usage: he advanced in a series of jumps; the jumping was unexpected


Synonyms: leap

Definition: the distance leaped (or to be leaped)

Usage: a leap of 10 feet

Similar words: distance

Definition: the property created by the space between two objects or points


Synonyms: leap, jump, saltation

Definition: an abrupt transition

Usage: a successful leap from college to the major leagues

Similar words: transition

Definition: a change from one place or state or subject or stage to another


Synonyms: jump, leap

Definition: a sudden and decisive increase

Usage: a jump in attendance

Similar words: increase

Definition: a change resulting in an increase

Usage: the increase is scheduled for next month

Synonyms for (verb) leap

Synonyms: leap, jump

Definition: pass abruptly from one state or topic to another

Usage: leap into fame; jump to a conclusion; jump from one thing to another

Similar words: switch, change, shift

Definition: lay aside, abandon, or leave for another

Usage: switch to a different brand of beer; She switched psychiatrists; The car changed lanes


Synonyms: spring, jump, leap, bound

Definition: move forward by leaps and bounds

Usage: The horse bounded across the meadow; The child leapt across the puddle; Can you jump over the fence?

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: leap, jump, jump off

Definition: jump down from an elevated point

Usage: the parachutist didn't want to jump; every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge; the widow leapt into the funeral pyre

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right