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  1. [noun] a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
    Synonyms: leap

  2. [noun] an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
    Synonyms: leap, saltation

  3. [noun] (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another

  4. [noun] a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
    Synonyms: startle, start

  5. [noun] descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"
    Synonyms: parachuting

  6. [noun] the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"
    Synonyms: ing

  7. [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?"
    Synonyms: leap, bound, spring

  8. [verb] move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
    Synonyms: startle, start

  9. [verb] make a sudden physical attack on; "The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"

  10. [verb] increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"

  11. [verb] be highly noticeable
    Synonyms: leap out, out, stand out, stick out

  12. [verb] enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"

  13. [verb] rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
    Synonyms: rise, climb up

  14. [verb] run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
    Synonyms: derail

  15. [verb] jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
    Synonyms: parachute

  16. [verb] cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
    Synonyms: leap

  17. [verb] start a car engine whose battery by connecting it to another car's battery
    Synonyms: start, -start

  18. [verb] bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
    Synonyms: pass over, skip, skip over

  19. [verb] pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"
    Synonyms: leap

  20. [verb] go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
    Synonyms: alternate


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