Dictionary Results for jumping


1. jumping - noun

· the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump

Hypernym(s): track_and_field




2. jumping - noun

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

Synonym(s): jump

Hypernym(s): propulsion, actuation




3. jump - 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?"

Synonym(s): leap, bound, spring

Hypernym(s): move




4. jump - verb

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

Synonym(s): startle, start

Hypernym(s): move




5. jump - verb

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

Hypernym(s): assail, assault, set_on, attack




6. jump - verb

· increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"

Hypernym(s): wax, mount, climb, rise




7. jump - verb

· be highly noticeable

Synonym(s): leap_out, jump_out, stand_out, stick_out

Hypernym(s): look, appear, seem




8. jump - verb

· enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"

Hypernym(s): enter, participate




9. jump - verb

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

Synonym(s): rise, climb_up

Hypernym(s): change




10. jump - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): leap, jump_off

Hypernym(s): move




11. jump - verb

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

Synonym(s): derail

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote




12. jump - verb

· jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute

Synonym(s): chute, parachute

Hypernym(s): dive, plunge, plunk




13. jump - verb

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

Synonym(s): leap




14. jump - verb

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

Synonym(s): jumpstart, jump-start

Hypernym(s): start, start_up




15. jump - verb

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

Synonym(s): pass_over, skip, skip_over

Hypernym(s): neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave_out, overlook, overleap




16. jump - verb

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

Synonym(s): leap

Hypernym(s): switch, shift, change




17. jump - verb

· go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions

Synonym(s): alternate

Hypernym(s): change, alter, vary





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