|1.||[ verb ] move forward by leaps and bounds|
|Synonyms:||jump 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 bounder jump|
|2.||[ noun ] a light springing movement upwards or forwards|
|Synonyms:||spring leaping bounce saltation bound|
|Related terms:||jump pounce caper jump bounce jump|
|3.||[ noun ] an abrupt transition|
"a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
|Related terms:||transition quantum_jump rise|
|4.||[ verb ] pass abruptly from one state or topic to another|
"leap into fame" "jump to a conclusion"
|Related terms:||switch jump|
|5.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 28740|
|6.||[ noun ] a sudden and decisive increase|
"a jump in attendance"
|Related terms:||increase quantum_jump jump|
|7.||[ verb ] cause to jump or leap|
"the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
|8.||[ noun ] the distance leaped (or to be leaped)|
"a leap of 10 feet"
|Related terms:||distance elevation jump|