Synonyms of skim in English:

skim


See definition of skim

verb

1‘as the scum rises, skim it off’

SYNONYMS

remove, take off, scoop off, spoon off, ladle off

cream

2‘the boat skimmed over the waters of the loch’

SYNONYMS

glide, move lightly, slide, sail, plane, scud, skate, float, coast

aquaplane, skid

3‘he bent to pick up a small pebble, skimming it across the water’

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throw, toss, fling, cast, pitch

bounce, skip

4‘she skimmed through the newspaper’

SYNONYMS

glance through, flick through, flip through, leaf through, thumb through, read quickly, scan, look through, have a quick look at, run one's eye over, dip into, browse through

ANTONYMS

pore over

5‘Hannah had skimmed over this part of the story as she told it to the policeman’

SYNONYMS

mention briefly, make only brief mention of, pass over quickly, skate over, gloss over

skip

ANTONYMS

elaborate on