jump

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  • To propel oneself upward or over a distance in single quick motion or series of such motions.
  • To move suddenly and in one motion.
  • To move involuntarily, as in surprise.
  • To parachute from an aircraft.
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  • To act quickly; hustle.
  • To take prompt advantage; respond quickly.
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  • To enter eagerly into an activity; plunge.
  • To begin or start. Often used with <em>off:</em>
  • To form an opinion or judgment hastily.
  • To make a sudden verbal attack; lash out.
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  • To undergo a sudden and pronounced increase.
  • To rise suddenly in position or rank.
  • To change discontinuously or after a short period.
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  • To be displaced by a sudden jerk.
  • To be displaced vertically or laterally because of improper alignment.
  • To move from one set of instructions in a program to another out of sequence.
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  • To move over an opponent's playing piece in a board game.
  • To make a jump bid in bridge.
  • To be lively; bustle.
  • To leap over or across.
  • To leap onto.
  • To spring upon in sudden attack; assault or ambush.
  • To move or start prematurely before.
  • To cause to leap.
  • To cause to increase suddenly.
  • To pass over; skip.
  • To raise in rank or position; promote.
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  • To move a piece over (an opponent's piece) in a board game, often thereby capturing the opponent's piece.
  • To raise (a partner's bid) in bridge by more than is necessary.
  • To jump-start (a motor vehicle).
  • To leave (a course), especially through mishap.
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  • To leave hastily; skip.
  • To leave (an organization, for example) suddenly or in violation of an agreement.
  • To seize or occupy illegally.
  • To have sexual intercourse with.
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  • The act of jumping; a leap.
  • The distance covered by a jump.
  • An obstacle or span to be jumped.
  • A structure or course from which a jump is made.
  • A descent from an aircraft by parachute.
  • Any of several track-and-field events in which contestants jump.
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