jumps, 3rd person singular present; jumped, past participle; jumped, past tense; jumping, present participle;
Push oneself off a surface and into the air by using the muscles in one's legs and feet
the cat jumped off his lap
he jumped twenty-five feet to the ground
Pass over (an obstacle or barrier) in such a way
(of an athlete or horse) Perform in a competition involving such action
his horse jumped well and won by five lengths
(esp. of prices or figures) Rise suddenly and by a large amount
exports jumped by 500 percent during the decade
(of a place) Be full of lively activity
the bar is jumping on Fridays and Saturdays
(of driver or a vehicle) Fail to stop at (a red traffic light)
Get on or off (a train or other vehicle) quickly, typically illegally or dangerously
Take summary possession of (a mining concession or other piece of land) after alleged abandonment or forfeiture by the former occupant
(of a person) Move suddenly and quickly in a specified way
Juliet jumped to her feet
they jumped back into the car and drove off
(of a person) Make a sudden involuntary movement in reaction to something that causes surprise or shock
an owl hooted nearby, making her jump
Pass quickly or abruptly from one idea, subject, or state to another
she jumped backward and forward in her narrative
Omit or skip over (part of something) and pass on to a further point or stage
(of a machine or device) Move or jerk suddenly and abruptly
the vibration can cause the needle to jump
(of a person) Make a sudden, impulsive rush to do something
Gordon jumped to my defense
(in checkers) Capture (an opponent's piece) by jumping over it
Make a bid that is higher than necessary, in order to signal a strong hand
East jumped to four spades
Attack (someone) suddenly and unexpectedly
vulgar. Have sexual intercourse with (someone)
Start (a vehicle) using jumper cables
I jumped his Camry from my Civic
An act of jumping from a surface by pushing upward with one's legs and feet
in making the short jump across the gully he lost his balance
An obstacle to be jumped, esp. by a horse and rider in an equestrian competition
An act of descending from an aircraft by parachute
A sudden dramatic rise in amount, price, or value
a 51 percent jump in annual profits
A large or sudden transition or change
the jump from mass-market to luxury goods
(in checkers) The act of capturing an opponent's piece by jumping over it
A bid that is higher than necessary, signaling strength
An act of sexual intercourse
A sudden involuntary movement caused by shock or surprise
I woke up with a jump
Extreme nervousness or anxiety
a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
leap: an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
startle: move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
(film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
make a sudden physical attack on; "The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"
Jump is a fictional technology used by spacecraft in science fiction author C. J. Cherryh's Alliance-Union universe to travel faster-than-light (FTL). Jump can also be a verb, and is the act of travelling FTL using jump technology.
Jump is a humorous stage performance involving martial arts, acrobatics, and dance moves. The plot involves a Korean family in Seoul preparing for a suitor for the daughter's hand. The family's efforts are at first frustrated by a drunken uncle and then by two bungling burglars. ...
A branch (or jump on some computer architectures, such as the PDP-8 and Intel x86) is a point in a computer program where the flow of control is altered. ...
Jump In! is a 2007 Disney Channel Original Movie, which premiered on January 12, 2007. It was released on Disney Channel UK on April 27, 2007. ...
"Jump" is a song by Japanese j-pop group Every Little Thing, released as their 20th single on October 17, 2001.
"Jump" is the third official single taken from Flo Rida's second album R.O.O.T.S. Nelly Furtado makes an appearance on the song with an upbeat hook. Flo-Rida said: "I used a whole different delivery on this one. We're talking about different situations to get people hype in the club. 'Jump! ...
An instance of propelling oneself upwards; An instance of causing oneself to fall from an elevated location; An instance of employing a parachute to leave an aircraft or elevated location; An instance of reacting to a sudden stimulus by jerking the body; A jumping move in a board game; A button ...
(Jumping) If you dream of jumping over any object, you will succeed in every endeavor; but if you jump and fall back, disagreeable affairs will render life almost intolerable. To jump down from a wall, denotes reckless speculations and disappointment in love.
(Jumping) The act of leaving the ground under one’s own power by leaping. If directed at an opposing player in an unfair manner to prevent the opponent from making a play on the ball, it is a penal foul.
(JUMPING) Being impulsive or daring; taking a risk; feeling excited; accepting something gladly; immersing yourself in something fully; sexual desire / Evading a situation; acting prematurely; feeling frightened, edgy, or unsettled; being disloyal, forceful or subservient / Experiencing a big ...
(Jumping) Always ridden under jump gear. For stock horse classes, jumps may be of limited height. One parallel in and out usually mandatory. This is 2 parallel jumps placed a certain distance apart, so that the horse cannot jump both at the same time, nor take a full stride between them.
(Jumping) Moving a spar tree in an upright position to a better location at the landing (22).
(Jumping) Take the challenge and jump for the stars. Your dream suggests that you jump for things as they come because you are capable of dealing with the hindrance in your way to success. Otherwise it could mean that you are moving too fast and “jumping the gun. ...
(Jumping) The characteristic movement that an equine makes when given a vaccine or has his hooves trimmed.
(JUMPS) Slang for cheap generic sneakers, in the area around Paterson, NJ: short for "Just Understand Mama's Poor"
(JUMPS) lightly boned women's stays, never worn in public (i.e. used after childbirth).
(Jumps) A rotational type of movement of at least one (1) turn during which both feet leave the ice. Jumps of not more than one (1) revolution are permitted.
(Jumps) High jump | Long jump | Pole vault | Triple jump
(Jumps) a group of bass chasing baitfish to the surface, where they feed in groups; also called "schooling"