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skip

Definitions


[skɪp], (Verb)

Definitions:
- move along lightly, stepping from one foot to the other with a hop or bounce
(e.g: she began to skip down the path)

- jump over a rope which is held at both ends by oneself or two other people and turned repeatedly over the head and under the feet, as a game or for exercise
(e.g: training was centred on running and skipping)

- omit (part of a book that one is reading, or a stage in a sequence that one is following)
(e.g: the video manual allows the viewer to skip sections he's not interested in)

- fail to attend or deal with as appropriate; miss
(e.g: I wanted to skip my English lesson to visit my mother)

- throw (a stone) so that it ricochets off the surface of water
(e.g: they skipped stones across the creek)


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Origin:
Middle English: probably of Scandinavian origin


[skɪp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a light, bouncing step; a skipping movement
(e.g: he moved with a strange, dancing skip)

- an act of passing over part of a sequence of data or instructions.

- a person who is missing, especially one who has defaulted on a debt.


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[skɪp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a large transportable open-topped container for building and other refuse
(e.g: I've salvaged a carpet from a skip)

- a cage or bucket in which men or materials are lowered and raised in mines and quarries.


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[skɪp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the captain or director of a side at bowls or curling.


Phrases:

Origin:
early 19th century (originally Scots): abbreviation of skipper


[skɪp], (Verb)

Definitions:
- act as skip of (a side)
(e.g: they lost to another Stranraer team, skipped by Peter Wilson)


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