Definitions of jump

  1. To leap; to spring; to pass to at a leap; to agree with.
  2. To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream.
  3. To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across the ditch.
  4. To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard.
  5. To join by a butt weld.
  6. To thicken or enlarge by endwise blows; to upset.
  7. To bore with a jumper.
  8. To pass by a leap: to skip over:- pr. p. jumping; pa. p. jumped.
  9. To leap over.
  10. To cause to leap.
  11. To spring free from the ground by the muscular action of the feet and legs; to project one's self through the air; to spring; to bound; to leap.
  12. To move as if by jumping; to bounce; to jolt.
  13. To coincide; to agree; to accord; to tally; - followed by with.
  14. To spring upward or forward.
  15. To spring upward, or forward, or both: to bound: to pass to as by a leap.
  16. To spring; leap.
  17. rise in rank or status; " Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
  18. pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; " leap into fame"; " jump to a conclusion"
  19. make a sudden physical attack on; " The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"
  20. start a car engine whose battery by connecting it to another car's battery
  21. move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; " She startled when I walked into the room"
  22. To impel oneself through the air; leap; spring.
  23. To pass by a leap; to skip over.
  24. To spring upwards or forwards, generally both; to pass to or over by a leap.
  25. descent with a parachute; " he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"
  26. ( film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
  27. increase suddenly and significantly; " Prices jumped overnight"
  28. enter eagerly into; " He jumped into the game"
  29. cause to jump or leap; " the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
  30. A kind of loose jacket for men.
  31. A bodice worn instead of stays by women in the 18th century.
  32. The act of jumping; a leap; a spring; a bound.
  33. An effort; an attempt; a venture.
  34. The space traversed by a leap.
  35. A dislocation in a stratum; a fault.
  36. An abrupt interruption of level in a piece of brickwork or masonry.
  37. A spring or bound; the space jumped.
  38. Act of jumping: a bound.
  39. A spring; leap.
  40. The act of jumping; a leap; spring.
  41. The act of jumping; a leap; a bound; a lucky chance; a fault.
  42. A kind of jacket; a kind of loose or limber stays or waistcoat, worn by females.
  43. A leap; a spring; a bound.
  44. Exactly; pat.
  45. Nice; exact; matched; fitting; precise.