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To jump or leap, to a great height, or with great force
“His solution has been to drop to all fours and force rushers to leap or trip over him.”
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Move quickly and suddenly
“The door swung open before he could reach it, and he was forced to leap back to avoid having his nose broken for the second time.”
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To move or react quickly
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“Sponsors were eagerly poised to leap forwards to support chess.”
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To accept (an opportunity) eagerly
“When the university approached Uncle Sam about the idea of an alumni center, he leaped at the opportunity.”
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To make a sudden rush to do something
“People should not leap to conclusions and blame the pilot.”
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(of a price, amount, etc.) To increase dramatically
“It expects sales to leap 175 per cent for 2004 compared with the year before.”
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To move hurriedly or as by bouncing or twitching
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Move quickly or suddenly in a specified direction
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Attack
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To move quickly and abruptly, especially up and down
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To plunge headfirst into water with one's arms raised over one's head
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To move about or around quickly and randomly
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To spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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To be victorious over
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To leave or exit
Noun
Plural for a forceful jump or quick movement
“But with war came a quick leap from the frying pan into the fire.”
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Plural for a dramatic increase in price, amount, etc
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“No fewer than 196 national teams are competing for the right to play, a dramatic leap from the original 13.”
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Plural for a guess, attempt, or choice made with little or no evidence or knowledge
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Plural for a development or improvement
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Plural for an act of jumping down from a surface
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Plural for the process of change from one form to another
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Plural for a period or instance of engaging in joyful activities
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