Definitions of jump:
  • noun:   the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
    Example: "He advanced in a series of jumps"
  • noun:   descent with a parachute
  • noun:   (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
  • noun:   a sudden and decisive increase
    Example: "A jump in attendance"
  • noun:   a sudden involuntary movement
  • noun:   an abrupt transition
  • verb:   bypass
  • verb:   enter eagerly into
    Example: "He jumped into the game"
  • verb:   make a sudden physical attack on
    Example: "The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"
  • verb:   increase suddenly and significantly
    Example: "Prices jumped overnight"
  • verb:   move forward by leaps and bounds
    Example: "Can you jump over the fence?"
  • verb:   cause to jump or leap
    Example: "The trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
  • verb:   pass abruptly from one state or topic to another
    Example: "Jump to a conclusion"
  • verb:   go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
  • verb:   rise in rank or status
    Example: "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
  • verb:   move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm
  • verb:   jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
  • verb:   run off or leave the rails
  • verb:   be highly noticeable
  • verb:   start a car engine whose battery by connecting it to another car's battery
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #8286)

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