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Synonyms for leap

Synonyms for leap

to move off the ground by a muscular effort of the legs and feet

to move in a lively way

the act of jumping

a sudden lively movement

Synonyms for leap

a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

an abrupt transition

a sudden and decisive increase

the distance leaped (or to be leaped)

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pass abruptly from one state or topic to another

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jump down from an elevated point

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cause to jump or leap

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This industry is creating jobs by leaps and bounds. These are high paying, highly skilled, technology dependent, non-polluting jobs.
TEI is growing by leaps and bounds. At the Midyear Conference, the Board of Directors chartered our 51st and 52nd chapters, thereby enhancing the networking experiences available to tax executives.
Between the end of the Second World War and the late 1980s, the adhesives industry grew in the industrialized countries of North America, Western Europe and Japan by leaps and bounds, trebling in size as adhesion technology advanced and more new uses for adhesives were discovered.
Internal communication practices in Canada continue to inch ahead when, given the need, they should be progressing by leaps and bounds. It's not so much the fault of Canadian communicators, although heaven knows they're far from perfect, but more the result of timid management, it seems to me.
"Nepal's earthquake hazard is increasing by leaps and bounds," says Bilham, who hopes the new survey will help focus attention on the specific areas facing the greatest danger.
He pushed his tax reform plan saying it will make the stock market "grow by leaps and bounds."
"Europe-based businesses have expanded in Manhattan by leaps and bounds over the past year," said Ms.
Special education has grown by leaps and bounds, in part because it has been expanded to encompass a wide range of students, including those with physical disabilities and learning disabilities as well as those who represent behavioral problems.
Just by moving the business, he has grown by leaps and bounds, Orr says.