Translation of "leap" - English-French dictionary

leap

verb /liːp/ (past tense, past participles leapt /lept/, especially American leaped)

to jump

sauter
He leapt into the boat.

to jump over

sauter par-dessus
The dog leapt the wall.

to rush eagerly

sauter
She leaped into his arms.
leapfrog noun

a game in which one person vaults over another’s bent back, pushing off from his hands.

saute-mouton
leap year

every fourth year, which consists of 366 days, February having 29, ie 1996, 2000, 2004 etc.

année bissextile
by leaps and bounds

extremely rapidly and successfully

à pas de géant
His English is improving by leaps and bounds.

(Translation of “leap” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)