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Definition of Skip


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

skip in Italian is saltellare, lancio
skip in Spanish is brincar, brinco, saltarse, brincar
skip in Swedish is hoppa