To form the boundary of; be contiguous to; SYN. border.
To perform a curvet, of a horse.
To leap; to frisk.
1. To drop steeply; SYN. plunge, plunk.
2. To plunge into water.
3. To swim under water.
1. To leap; to lift both feet from the ground in a bounding motion.
2. To cause to jump or leap, as of a trained animal; SYN. leap.
3. To enter eagerly into.
4. To increase suddenly and significantly.
5. To make a sudden physical attack on.
6. To move forward by leaps and bounds; SYN. leap, bound, spring.
7. To bypass; SYN. pass over, skip, skip over.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: leaped).
To pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; SYN. jump.
1. To move down on as if in an attack; SYN. swoop.
2. To make a sudden assault or approach
3. To swoop upon and seize something with or as if with talons
4. To dust, rub, finish, or stencil with pounce
Sinonimi: bound off
1. To move or proceed with leaps and bounds or with a skip; to bound off one point after another; ricochet
2. To leave hurriedly or secretly
3. To pass over or omit an interval, item, or step; to omit a grade in school in advancing to the next; misfire
4. To pass over without notice or mention; omit; to pass by or leave out (a step in a progression or series)
5. To cause to skip (a grade in school); to cause to bound or skim over a surface
6. To leap over lightly and nimbly
7. To depart from quickly and secretly; to fail to attend or participate in
8. To bound off one point after another; SYN. bound off.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: sprang; or p.p.: sprung).
1. To develop suddenly.
2. To leap suddenly.
3. To produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly.
ETYM Cf. Old Fren. volter, French voltiger, Italian voltire turn. Related to Vault.
1. To bound vigorously.
2. To jump across or leap over (an obstacle); SYN. overleap.