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jump

noun

1 jump

A sudden and decisive increase:
— A jump in attendance.

synonym: leap.



2 jump

An abrupt transition.

synonyms: leap, saltation.

Roget 309: leap, jump, hop, spring, bound, vault, saltation.    ance, caper; curvet, caracole; gambade, gambado; capriole, ... show more

3 jump

film An abrupt transition from one scene to another.

4 jump

A sudden involuntary movement.

synonyms: start, startle.

Roget 146: revolution, bouleversement, subversion, break up; destruction etc. 162; sudden change, radical change, sweeping organic change; change of state, phase change; quantum leap, quantum jump; ... show more

Dutch: aanvang, begin, opschrikken, saltatie, schrikken, sprong, start, startlijn

5 jump

Descent with a parachute.

synonym: parachuting.

Dutch: paardensprong, paardesprong

6 jump

The act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground:
— He advanced in a series of jumps.
— The jumping was unexpected.

synonym: jumping.

Dutch: springen, paardensprong, paardesprong, sprong
Polish: skok

verb

1 jump

Move forward by leaps and bounds:
— Can you jump over the fence?.

synonyms: bound, leap, spring.

Dutch: opschrikken, opspringen, springen, voordringen

2 jump

Move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm.

synonyms: start, startle.

Dutch: laten schrikken, opschrikken, schrikken, starten, beginnen

3 jump

Make a sudden physical attack on.

Dutch: bespringen

4 jump

Increase suddenly and significantly.

5 jump

Be highly noticeable.

synonyms: jump out, leap out, stand out, stick out.

Dutch: onderscheiden, opvallen, vloeken

6 jump

Enter eagerly into.

7 jump

Rise in rank or status:
— Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list.

synonyms: climb up, rise.

8 jump

Jump down from an elevated point:
— The parachutist didn't want to jump.
— Every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge.

synonyms: jump off, leap.

9 jump

Run off or leave the rails.

synonym: derail.

10 jump

Jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute.

synonyms: chute, parachute.

Roget 267: sail; put to sea etc. (depart) 293; take ship, get under way; set sail, spread sail, spread canvas; gather way, have way on; make sail, ... show more

11 jump

Cause to jump or leap:
— The trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop.

synonym: leap.

Dutch: springen, wippen

12 jump

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

synonyms: jump-start, jumpstart.

13 jump

Bypass.

synonyms: pass over, skip, skip over.

Roget 460: be negligent etc. adj.; take no care of etc. (take care of) etc. 459; neglect; let slip, let go; lay aside, set aside, cst aside, ... show more

Dutch: verspringen

14 jump

Pass abruptly from one state or topic to another:
— Jump to a conclusion.
— Jump from one thing to another.

synonym: leap.

15 jump

Go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions.

synonym: alternate.

Dutch: afwisselen, alterneren, verwisselen


Moby thesaurus: Highland fling, abandon, abscond, absquatulate, accept, access, accession, accretion, accrual, accruement, accumulation, addition, advance, advantage, aggrandizement, airlift, amble, ambush, amplification, anabasis ... show more.

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