Synonyms of jump


1. jump, leap, increase

usage: a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"

2. leap, jump, saltation, transition

usage: an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"

3. jump, transition

usage: (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another

4. startle, jump, start, reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction

usage: a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"

5. jump, parachuting, descent

usage: descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"

6. jump, jumping, propulsion, actuation

usage: the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"


1. jump, leap, bound, spring, move

usage: 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. startle, jump, start, move

usage: move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"

3. jump, assail, assault, set on, attack

usage: make a sudden physical attack on; "The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"

4. jump, wax, mount, climb, rise

usage: increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"

5. leap out, jump out, jump, stand out, stick out, look, appear, seem

usage: be highly noticeable

6. jump, enter, participate

usage: enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"

7. rise, jump, climb up, change

usage: rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"

8. jump, leap, jump off, move

usage: jump down from an elevated point; "the parachutist didn't want to jump"; "every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge"; "the widow leapt into the funeral pyre"

9. derail, jump, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"

10. chute, parachute, jump, dive, plunge, plunk

usage: jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute

11. jump, leap

usage: cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"

12. jumpstart, jump-start, jump, start, start up

usage: start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery

13. jump, pass over, skip, skip over, neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap

usage: bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"

14. leap, jump, switch, shift, change

usage: pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to another"

15. alternate, jump, change, alter, vary

usage: go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions

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Definition and meaning of jump (Dictionary)