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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