jump (Meaning)

Wordnet

jump (n)

a sudden and decisive increase

an abrupt transition

(film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another

a sudden involuntary movement

descent with a parachute

the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

Wordnet

jump (v)

move forward by leaps and bounds

move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm

make a sudden physical attack on

increase suddenly and significantly

be highly noticeable

enter eagerly into

rise in rank or status

jump down from an elevated point

run off or leave the rails

jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute

cause to jump or leap

start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery

bypass

pass abruptly from one state or topic to another

go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions

Webster

jump (n.)

A kind of loose jacket for men.

A bodice worn instead of stays by women in the 18th century.

The act of jumping; a leap; a spring; a bound.

An effort; an attempt; a venture.

The space traversed by a leap.

A dislocation in a stratum; a fault.

An abrupt interruption of level in a piece of brickwork or masonry.

Webster

jump (v. i.)

To spring free from the ground by the muscular action of the feet and legs; to project one's self through the air; to spring; to bound; to leap.

To move as if by jumping; to bounce; to jolt.

To coincide; to agree; to accord; to tally; -- followed by with.

Webster

jump (v. t.)

To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream.

To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across the ditch.

To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard.

To join by a butt weld.

To thicken or enlarge by endwise blows; to upset.

To bore with a jumper.

Webster

jump (a.)

Nice; exact; matched; fitting; precise.

Webster

jump (adv.)

Exactly; pat.

jump Sentence Examples

  1. The cat jumped over the fence with ease.
  2. The children jumped for joy when they heard the news.
  3. The athlete jumped over the hurdle with grace and agility.
  4. The frog jumped from lily pad to lily pad across the pond.
  5. The kangaroo jumped through the field, covering great distances with each bound.
  6. The parachutist jumped out of the plane, free-falling through the air before deploying their chute.
  7. The dancer jumped and twirled across the stage, captivating the audience with their performance.
  8. The basketball player jumped up to block the shot, successfully preventing the other team from scoring.
  9. The horse jumped over the obstacle course flawlessly, showcasing its athleticism and training.
  10. The flea jumped from one animal to another, spreading disease and causing discomfort.

FAQs About the word jump

a sudden and decisive increase, an abrupt transition, (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another, a sudden involuntary movement, descent with a parac

leap, hop, pounce, vault, spring, bounce,bound, attack, skyrocket, romp

drag, linger, hang (around or out), creep, crawl,crawl, lag, lag, creep, poke

The cat jumped over the fence with ease.

The children jumped for joy when they heard the news.

The athlete jumped over the hurdle with grace and agility.

The frog jumped from lily pad to lily pad across the pond.