Definitions of skip

  1. To leap; to bound; to spring lightly; to pass without notice.
  2. To jump lightly over; pass over; omit; caper; spring.
  3. To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.
  4. To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as, to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson.
  5. To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone.
  6. To leap over: to omit:- pr. p. skipping; pa. t. and pa. p. skipped.
  7. To pass over; omit.
  8. To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; - commonly implying a sportive spirit.
  9. Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking, or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing; - often followed by over.
  10. To leap or bound lightly; pass along rapidly; hurry along, omitting portions, as in reading, etc.
  11. To leap: to bound lightly and joyfully: to pass over.
  12. To leap lightly.
  13. bound off one point after another
  14. leave suddenly ( very informal usage); " She persuaded him to decamp"; " skip town"
  15. jump lightly
  16. cause to skip over a surface; " Skip a stone across the pond"
  17. To pass over or by; to omit.
  18. To leap lightly; to spring or bound as a goat; to pass over; to omit.
  19. Skipping.
  20. a gait in which steps and hops alternate
  21. leave suddenly; " She persuaded him to decamp"; " skip town"
  22. A basket. See Skep.
  23. A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.
  24. An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock.
  25. A charge of sirup in the pans.
  26. A beehive; a skep.
  27. A light leap or bound.
  28. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
  29. A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.
  30. A light leap or bound; a passing over.
  31. A light leap: a bound: the omission of a part.
  32. A light leap; omission.
  33. A light bound.
  34. A passing over without notice.
  35. A leap; a bound; a spring.
  36. A leather- lined basket used in spinning- mills.
  37. A coarse sort of basket, wide at the top and narrow at the bottom; in Scot., a beehive made of twisted straw; honeycomb of a hive.
  38. A light leap; a bound; in sugar- making in W. I., a charge or strike of syrup from the coppers.
  39. Skipped.