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skip

noun

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  1. a person in overall command of a ship the skip's barking orders again Synonyms commander, captain, skipperRelated Words sea captain; master, pilot; commanding officer; admiral, commodore, vice admiral; mate, officerNear Antonyms crew, crewman, crewmate


skip

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of skip

  1. 1 to move with a light springing step children skipping along the woodland path Synonyms bounce, bound, hop, lollop, lope, trip Related Words caper, frisk, gambol, romp; skim, skitter; jump, leap, vault Near Antonyms lumber, plod, trudge

  2. 2 to fail to attend the day was so nice that we decided to skip class and go to the beach Synonyms blow off, miss, cutRelated Words ignore, neglect, pass overAntonyms attend, show up (for)

  3. 3 to strike and fly off at an angle the soap slipped out of my hand and went skipping across the bathroom floor Synonyms bounce, carom, rebound, ricochet, skim, glanceRelated Words brush, graze, nudge, rake, shave, sweep; bump, contact, hit, kiss, touch; sideswipe; reflect


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