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English definition of “leap”

leap

verb
 
 
/liːp/ (past tense and past participle leapt /lept/, leaped)
leap into/out of/up, etc to suddenly move somewhere: He leapt out of his car and ran towards the house. I leapt up to answer the phone.Making short, sudden movements
leap off/over/into, etc to jump somewhere: She leapt over the wall and disappeared down the alley.JumpingBouncing
(Definition of leap verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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