Translation of "leap" - English-German dictionary

leap

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

to jump

springen
He leapt into the boat.

to jump over

springen über
The dog leapt the wall.

to rush eagerly

sich stürzen
She leaped into his arms.
leapfrog noun

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

das Bockspringen
leap year

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

das Schaltjahr
by leaps and bounds

extremely rapidly and successfully

sprunghaft
His English is improving by leaps and bounds.

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