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jump

jump

 
 
pronunciation:
juhmp
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
jump at
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part of speech: verb
inflections: jumped, jumping, jumps
definition 1: to leap into the air.
She jumped for joy.
synonyms:
bound, leap, spring
similar words:
caper, catapult, hop, vault
definition 2: to rise quickly to a standing position (often followed by "up").
I jumped from my seat when I heard the doorbell.
synonyms:
bound, leap, spring
similar words:
rise, stand
definition 3: to move or jerk suddenly; start.
Tom jumped when he heard the loud clap of thunder.
similar words:
bound, jolt, skip, start, startle, twitch
definition 4: to respond quickly and eagerly.
He jumped at the chance to take a vacation.
synonyms:
leap
similar words:
spring
definition 5: to increase suddenly in amount.
The price of a new car jumped last year.
similar words:
ascend, climb, increase, mount, rise, skyrocket, spring
definition 6: to leap over.
The fox jumped the fence.
synonyms:
hop, spring over
similar words:
clear, hurdle, skip, vault
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of jumping.
Her jump was the highest of all the competitors.
 
synonyms:
bound, leap, spring, vault
similar words:
bounce, caper, hop, skip
definition 2: a sudden leap or shift from one amount to another or one subject to another.
There was a large jump in the price of apples.There was a jump in our discussion from baseball to ice hockey.
similar words:
change, shift, switch
definition 3: a sudden move or jerk; a start.
She gave a jump when she saw the tree blow over.
synonyms:
jerk, start
similar words:
bounce, jolt, skip
definition 4: a fence or other barrier to be jumped over.
The horse easily went over the first two jumps.
 
synonyms:
hurdle
similar words:
barrier, obstacle
definition 5: a space or level, as in a game.
I am two jumps ahead of him.
synonyms:
interval, level, step
similar words:
phase, stage
phrase: jump at
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