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Definition of Leap

Leap

  1. A basket.
  2. A weel or wicker trap for fish.
  3. To spring clear of the ground, with the feet; to jump; to vault; as, a man leaps over a fence, or leaps upon a horse.
  4. To spring or move suddenly, as by a jump or by jumps; to bound; to move swiftly. Also Fig.
  5. To pass over by a leap or jump; as, to leap a wall, or a ditch.
  6. To copulate with (a female beast); to cover.
  7. To cause to leap; as, to leap a horse across a ditch.
  8. The act of leaping, or the space passed by leaping; a jump; a spring; a bound.
  9. Copulation with, or coverture of, a female beast.
  10. A fault.
  11. A passing from one note to another by an interval, especially by a long one, or by one including several other and intermediate intervals.

Leap Quotations

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.
Henry David Thoreau

Leap, and the net will appear.
John Burroughs

This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Neil Armstrong

All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
Henry Miller

Things can fall apart, or threaten to, for many reasons, and then there's got to be a leap of faith. Ultimately, when you're at the edge, you have to go forward or backward; if you go forward, you have to jump together.
Yo-Yo Ma
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Leap Translations

leap in Afrikaans is sprong
leap in Danish is springe, spring
leap in Dutch is springen
leap in French is sauter
leap in German is springen, hervorspringen
leap in Italian is saltare
leap in Norwegian is sprang, hopp, hoppe
leap in Portuguese is pulo
leap in Spanish is brincar, saltar, salto

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