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English verb: jump off

1. jump off (change) set off quickly, usually with success


SamplesThe freshman jumped off to a good start in his math class.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)begin, commence, get, get down, set about, set out, start, start out

2. jump off (motion) jump down from an elevated point


SamplesThe parachutist didn't want to jump.
Every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge.
The widow leapt into the funeral pyre.


Synonymsjump, leap


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)move









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