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Skip meaning

skip - 17 dictionary results

  1. 1. leave suddenly; " She persuaded him to decamp"; " skip town"
  2. 2. A basket. See Skep.
  3. 3. A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.
  4. 4. An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock.
  5. 5. A charge of sirup in the pans.
  6. 6. A beehive; a skep.
  7. 7. To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.
  8. 8. To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as, to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson.
  9. 9. To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone.
  10. 10. A light leap or bound.
  11. 11. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
  12. 12. A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.
  13. 13. To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; - commonly implying a sportive spirit.
  14. 14. Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking, or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing; - often followed by over.
  15. 15. A light leap; omission.
  16. 16. To leap lightly.
  17. 17. To pass over; omit.

skip - examples of usage

  1. Now he skip the country, right out. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. The shot seemed absolutely to pass through the ship, and to skip along the water on the other side, but no notice was taken of it! - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  3. Are we, in thus moralising, merely taking the mean advantage the author is apt to imagine he has established over his reader when he ends off a chapter with a snap, and hopes the said reader will not dare to skip? - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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