Synonyms of leap in English:

leap


See definition of leap

verb

1‘he leapt over the gate’

SYNONYMS

jump over, jump, vault over, vault, spring over, bound over, hurdle, skip, skip over, cross over, sail over, hop, hop over, leapfrog, high jump, clear, negotiate

2‘Claudia leapt to her feet’

SYNONYMS

spring, jump, jump up, bound, dart

lunge

3‘we leapt to the rescue’

SYNONYMS

rush, hurry, hasten, hurtle

4‘she had leapt at the chance’

SYNONYMS

accept eagerly, grasp, grasp with both hands, grab, take advantage of, seize, seize on, snatch, jump at, pounce on

ANTONYMS

reject

5‘she had leapt to conclusions which could be hopelessly wide of the mark’

SYNONYMS

arrive at hastily, reach hurriedly, come to overhastily, form hastily, hurry, hasten, jump, rush, reach

6‘profits leapt by 55%’

SYNONYMS

increase rapidly, soar, rocket, skyrocket, shoot up, escalate, mount, surge, spiral, grow rapidly, rise rapidly

ANTONYMS

fall, plummet


noun

1‘he had cleared the brook in an easy leap’

SYNONYMS

jump, vault, spring, bound, hop, skip

entrechat

rare curvet

2‘the figures unveiled last week showed a leap of 33%’

SYNONYMS

sudden rise, rapid increase, escalation, soaring, surge, upsurge, upswing, upturn

increment, elevation

revival

ANTONYMS

drop


Phrases

    in/by leaps and bounds

      ‘productivity can be improved in leaps and bounds’

      SYNONYMS

      rapidly, swiftly, quickly, speedily, at an amazing rate, exponentially

      informal

      in no time, in no time at all

      ANTONYMS

      slowly