jump

  1. verb
    move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
  2. verb
    cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
  3. verb
    jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
  4. verb
    run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
  5. verb
    start a car engine whose battery by connecting it to another car``s battery
  6. verb
    move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
  7. verb
    be highly noticeable
  8. verb
    enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"
  9. verb
    make a sudden physical attack on; "The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"
  10. verb
    go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
  11. verb
    rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
  12. verb
    increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"
  13. verb
    pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"
  14. verb
    bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
  15. noun
    a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
  16. noun
    the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"
  17. noun
    descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"
  18. noun
    a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
  19. noun
    an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
  20. noun
    (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another