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English noun: jump

1. jump (event) a sudden and decisive increase


SamplesA jump in attendance.


Synonymsleap


Broader (hypernym)increase


Narrower (hyponym)quantum jump, quantum leap

2. jump (event) an abrupt transition


SamplesA successful leap from college to the major leagues.


Synonymsleap, saltation


Broader (hypernym)transition


Narrower (hyponym)quantum jump

3. jump (communication) (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another


Broader (hypernym)transition

4. jump (act) a sudden involuntary movement


SamplesHe awoke with a start.


Synonymsstart, startle


Broader (hypernym)inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex


Narrower (hyponym)flinch, Moro reflex, startle reaction, startle reflex, startle response, wince

5. jump (act) descent with a parachute


SamplesHe had done a lot of parachuting in the army.


Synonymsparachuting


Broader (hypernym)descent


Narrower (hyponym)skydiving

6. jump (act) the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground


SamplesHe advanced in a series of jumps.
The jumping was unexpected.


Synonymsjumping


Broader (hypernym)actuation, propulsion


Narrower (hyponym)bounce, bound, capriole, header, hop, hurdle, jumping up and down, leap, leaping, saltation, spring, vault


English verb: jump

1. jump (motion) move forward by leaps and bounds


SamplesThe horse bounded across the meadow.
The child leapt across the puddle.
Can you jump over the fence?.


ExamplesThe horses jump across the field


Synonymsbound, leap, spring


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


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)bounce, bounce, bound, burst, caper, capriole, curvet, galumph, hop, hop, hop-skip, leapfrog, overleap, pronk, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, saltate, ski jump, skip, spring, take a hop, vault, vault

2. jump (motion) move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm


SamplesShe startled when I walked into the room.


Synonymsstart, startle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)boggle, jackrabbit, rear back, shy

3. jump (competition) make a sudden physical attack on


SamplesThe muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)assail, assault, attack, set on

4. jump (change) increase suddenly and significantly


SamplesPrices jumped overnight.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)climb, mount, rise, wax

5. jump (stative) be highly noticeable


Synonymsjump out, leap out, stand out, stick out


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
It ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)appear, look, seem

6. jump (competition) enter eagerly into


SamplesHe jumped into the game.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)enter, participate

7. jump (change) rise in rank or status


SamplesHer new novel jumped high on the bestseller list.


Synonymsclimb up, rise


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)change

8. jump (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 off, leap


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)move

9. jump (motion) run off or leave the rails


SamplesThe train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks.


Synonymsderail


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

10. jump (motion) jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute


Synonymschute, parachute


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)dive, plunge, plunk


Narrower (hyponym)sky dive, skydive


Entailcome down, descend, fall, glide, go down

11. jump (motion) cause to jump or leap


SamplesThe trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop.


ExamplesThe men jump the horses across the field


Synonymsleap


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Causebound, jump, leap, spring

12. jump (motion) start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery


ExamplesThese cars won't jump


Synonymsjump-start, jumpstart


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)start, start up

13. jump (cognition) bypass


SamplesHe skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible.


Synonymspass over, skip, skip over


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)drop, leave out, miss, neglect, omit, overleap, overlook, pretermit

14. jump (change) pass abruptly from one state or topic to another


SamplesLeap into fame.
Jump to a conclusion.
Jump from one thing to another.


Synonymsleap


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)change, shift, switch

15. jump (change) go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions


Synonymsalternate


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, vary









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