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1. jump

verb. ['ˈdʒʌmp'] move forward by leaps and bounds.

Synonyms

  • capriole
  • resile
  • recoil
  • skip
  • ricochet
  • vault
  • take a hop
  • saltate
  • pronk
  • caper
  • galumph
  • hop
  • burst
  • move
  • rebound
  • bound
  • leap
  • curvet
  • hop-skip
  • bounce
  • ski jump
  • spring
  • reverberate
  • leapfrog

Antonyms

  • float
  • increase
  • win
  • better

Etymology

  • jumpen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Jump

  • trump
  • stumpp
  • stumpe
  • stump
  • slump
  • plump
  • klumpp
  • klump
  • grump
  • frump
  • crump
  • clump
  • thump
  • sump
  • rump
  • pump
  • lumpp
  • lump
  • kump
  • hump
  • gumpp
  • gump
  • dump
  • chump
  • bump

How do you pronounce jump?

Pronounce jump as ʤəmp.

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Sentences with jump


1. Noun, singular or mass
Reach your arms up and jump as high as you can.

2. Verb, base form
Have student volunteers dress up and jump out to scare people.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Step onto your box, then jump off it and jump back up when you hit the ground.

Quotes about jump


1. If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
- Ray Bradbury

2. Whatever obstacle comes your way, you gotta be prepared to jump over it! And I think that's what separates the legends from the regular artists. It's all in how you manage that success, and how you deal with the controversy when it actually comes.
- Akon

3. If we listened to our intellect we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go in business because we'd be cynical: "It's gonna go wrong."Or "She's going to hurt me."Or,"I've had a couple of bad love affairs, so therefore . . ."Well, that's nonsense. You're going to miss life. You've got to jump off the cliff all the time and build your wings on the way down.
- Ray Bradbury

2. jump

verb. ['ˈdʒʌmp'] move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm.

Synonyms

  • rear back
  • boggle
  • shy
  • start
  • move
  • jackrabbit

Antonyms

  • close
  • go off
  • disadvantage
  • leave office

Etymology

  • jumpen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. jump

verb. ['ˈdʒʌmp'] make a sudden physical attack on.

Synonyms

  • assail
  • assault
  • attack

Antonyms

  • regress
  • voluntary
  • deactivation
  • finish

Etymology

  • jumpen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. jump

verb. ['ˈdʒʌmp'] increase suddenly and significantly.

Synonyms

  • mount
  • climb
  • rise

Antonyms

  • gladden
  • move in
  • move out
  • rest

Etymology

  • jumpen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. jump

verb. ['ˈdʒʌmp'] be highly noticeable.

Synonyms

  • seem
  • leap out
  • stick out
  • appear
  • look
  • stand out

Antonyms

  • appear
  • take office
  • succeed
  • strengthening

Etymology

  • jumpen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. jump

verb. ['ˈdʒʌmp'] rise in rank or status.

Synonyms

  • change
  • rise

Antonyms

  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat

Etymology

  • jumpen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. jump

verb. ['ˈdʒʌmp'] enter eagerly into.

Synonyms

  • participate

Antonyms

  • inelasticity
  • clear

Etymology

  • jumpen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. jump

noun. ['ˈdʒʌmp'] (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another.

Antonyms

  • rush

Etymology

  • jumpen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. jump

verb. ['ˈdʒʌmp'] pass abruptly from one state or topic to another.

Synonyms

  • leap
  • change
  • switch

Antonyms

  • unbound
  • free
  • uncertain
  • unoriented

Etymology

  • jumpen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. jump

noun. ['ˈdʒʌmp'] a sudden involuntary movement.

Synonyms

  • inborn reflex
  • reflex action
  • instinctive reflex
  • Moro reflex
  • startle reflex
  • unconditioned reflex
  • innate reflex
  • physiological reaction
  • flinch
  • reflex
  • startle reaction
  • startle response
  • wince
  • start
  • reflex response

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • go
  • precede

Etymology

  • jumpen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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