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Hop vs. Leap

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  • Hop (noun)

    A short jump.

    "The frog crossed the brook in three or four hops."

  • Hop (noun)

    A jump on one leg.

  • Hop (noun)

    A short journey, especially in the case of air travel, one that take place on private plane.

  • Hop (noun)

    A bounce, especially from the ground, of a thrown or batted ball.

  • Hop (noun)

    A dance.

  • Hop (noun)

    The sending of a data packet from one host to another as part of its overall journey.

  • Hop (noun)

    The Humulus lupulus) from whose flowers, beer or ale is brewed.

  • Hop (noun)

    The flowers of the hop plant, dried and used to brew beer etc.

  • Hop (noun)

    Opium, or some other narcotic drug.

  • Hop (noun)

    The fruit of the dog rose; a hip.

  • Hop (verb)

    To jump a short distance.

    "jump|leap"

  • Hop (verb)

    To jump on one foot.

  • Hop (verb)

    To be in state of energetic activity.

    "Sorry, can't chat. Got to hop."

    "The sudden rush of customers had everyone in the shop hopping."

  • Hop (verb)

    To suddenly take a mode of transportation that one does not drive oneself, often surreptitiously.

    "I hopped a plane over here as soon as I heard the news."

    "He was trying to hop a ride in an empty trailer headed north."

    "He hopped a train to California."

  • Hop (verb)

    To jump onto, or over

  • Hop (verb)

    To move frequently from one place or situation to another similar one.

    "We were party-hopping all weekend."

    "We had to island hop on the weekly seaplane to get to his hideaway."

  • Hop (verb)

    To walk lame; to limp.

  • Hop (verb)

    To dance.

  • Hop (verb)

    To impregnate with hops, especially to add hops as a flavouring agent during the production of beer

  • Hop (verb)

    To gather hops.

  • Leap (verb)

    To jump.

  • Leap (verb)

    To pass over by a leap or jump.

    "to leap a wall or a ditch"

  • Leap (verb)

    To copulate with (a female beast); to cover.

  • Leap (verb)

    To cause to leap.

    "to leap a horse across a ditch"

  • Leap (noun)

    The act of leaping or jumping.

  • Leap (noun)

    The distance traversed by a leap or jump.

  • Leap (noun)

    A group of leopards.

  • Leap (noun)

    A significant move forward.

  • Leap (noun)

    A large step in reasoning, often one that is not justified by the facts.

    "It's quite a leap to claim that those cloud formations are evidence of UFOs."

  • Leap (noun)

    A fault.

  • Leap (noun)

    Copulation with, or coverture of, a female beast.

  • Leap (noun)

    A passing from one note to another by an interval, especially by a long one, or by one including several other intermediate intervals.

  • Leap (noun)

    Intercalary, bissextile.

  • Leap (noun)

    A basket.

  • Leap (noun)

    A trap or snare for fish, made from twigs; a weely.

  • Leap (noun)

    Half a bushel.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Hop (verb)

    To move by successive leaps, as toads do; to spring or jump on one foot; to skip, as birds do.

  • Hop (verb)

    To walk lame; to limp; to halt.

  • Hop (verb)

    To dance.

  • Hop (verb)

    To gather hops. [Perhaps only in the form Hopping, vb. n.]

  • Hop (noun)

    A leap on one leg, as of a boy; a leap, as of a toad; a jump; a spring.

  • Hop (noun)

    A dance; esp., an informal dance of ball.

  • Hop (noun)

    A climbing plant (Humulus Lupulus), having a long, twining, annual stalk. It is cultivated for its fruit (hops).

  • Hop (noun)

    The catkin or strobilaceous fruit of the hop, much used in brewing to give a bitter taste.

  • Hop (noun)

    The fruit of the dog-rose. See Hip.

  • Hop

    To impregnate with hops.

  • Leap (noun)

    A basket.

  • Leap (noun)

    A weel or wicker trap for fish.

  • Leap (noun)

    The act of leaping, or the space passed by leaping; a jump; a spring; a bound.

  • Leap (noun)

    Copulation with, or coverture of, a female beast.

  • Leap (noun)

    A fault.

  • Leap (noun)

    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 (verb)

    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.

  • Leap (verb)

    To spring or move suddenly, as by a jump or by jumps; to bound; to move swiftly. Also Fig.

  • Leap

    To pass over by a leap or jump; as, to leap a wall, or a ditch.

  • Leap

    To copulate with (a female beast); to cover.

  • Leap

    To cause to leap; as, to leap a horse across a ditch.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Hop (noun)

    the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)

  • Hop (noun)

    twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer

  • Hop (noun)

    an informal dance where popular music is played

  • Hop (verb)

    jump lightly

  • Hop (verb)

    move quickly from one place to another

  • Hop (verb)

    informal: travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.;

    "She hopped a train to Chicago"

    "He hopped rides all over the country"

  • Hop (verb)

    make a quick trip especially by air;

    "Hop the Pacific Ocean"

  • Hop (verb)

    jump across;

    "He hopped the bush"

  • Hop (verb)

    make a jump forward or upward

  • Leap (noun)

    a light springing movement upwards or forwards

  • Leap (noun)

    an abrupt transition;

    "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"

  • Leap (noun)

    a sudden and decisive increase;

    "a jump in attendance"

  • Leap (noun)

    the distance leaped (or to be leaped);

    "a leap of 10 feet"

  • Leap (verb)

    move forward by leaps and bounds;

    "The horse bounded across the meadow"

    "The child leapt across the puddle"

    "Can you jump over the fence?"

  • Leap (verb)

    pass abruptly from one state or topic to another;

    "leap into fame"

    "jump to a conclusion"

  • Leap (verb)

    cause to jump or leap;

    "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"

Princeton's WordNet

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