|1.||[ verb ] move forward by leaps and bounds|
|Synonyms:||leap spring bound|
"The horse bounded across the meadow" "The child leapt across the puddle" "Can you jump over the fence?"
|Related terms:||move bounce hop burst bounce caper saltate pronk ski_jump vault leapfrog curvet vault galumph capriole hop leap_out hop_on leap bounder leap|
|2.||[ verb ] move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm|
"She startled when I walked into the room"
|Related terms:||move shy boggle rear_back startle|
|3.||[ verb ] (criminal law) make a sudden physical attack on|
"The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"
|4.||[ verb ] increase suddenly and significantly|
"Prices jumped overnight"
|Related terms:||rise wax|
|5.||[ verb ] enter eagerly into|
"He jumped into the game"
|6.||[ verb ] rise in rank or status|
"Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
|Related terms:||change leap|
|7.||[ verb ] be highly noticeable|
|Synonyms:||stand_out jump_out stick_out leap_out|
|8.||[ verb ] cause to jump or leap|
"the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
|9.||[ verb ] (transportation) run off or leave the rails|
"the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
|Related terms:||travel derailment|
|10.||[ noun ] (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another|
|Related terms:||transition leap|
|11.||[ verb ] pass abruptly from one state or topic to another|
"leap into fame" "jump to a conclusion"
|12.||[ verb ] bypass|
|Synonyms:||skip pass_over skip_over|
"He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
|13.||[ noun ] an abrupt transition|
"a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
|Related terms:||transition quantum_jump rise|
|14.||[ noun ] descent with a parachute|
"he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"
|Related terms:||descent sky-diving skydiving sky_dive|
|15.||[ noun ] a sudden and decisive increase|
"a jump in attendance"
|Related terms:||increase quantum_jump|
|16.||[ verb ] start a car engine whose battery by connecting it to another car's battery|
|17.||[ verb ] go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions|
|Related terms:||change alternation|
|18.||[ noun ] (biology,medicine) a sudden involuntary movement|
: "he awoke with a start"
|Related terms:||reflex startle_response startle_reflex wince startle|
|19.||[ noun ] (sport) a movement in dancing or figure skating during which the skater or dancer is airborne|
|Related terms:||maneuver figure toe_jump edge_jump|
|20.||[ verb ] drop from an airplane and descend with a parachute|
|Related terms:||dive sky_dive parachutist descend glide|
|21.||[ interjection ] interjection|
|22.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 8286|
|23.||[ noun ] the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground|
"he advanced in a series of jumps" "the jumping was unexpected"
|Related terms:||propulsion leap jumping_up_and_down hop vault capriole header|