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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 For Joy

  • underemploy
  • unemploy
  • redeploy
  • flournoy
  • destroy
  • quemoy
  • mcvoy
  • mcroy
  • mccloy
  • lacroix
  • illinois
  • employ
  • deploy
  • bolshoi
  • sgroi
  • savoy
  • polloi
  • mckoy
  • mccoy
  • malloy
  • lavoy
  • lafoy
  • laboy
  • enjoy
  • elroy
  • dejoy
  • decoy
  • deboy
  • alroy
  • troy

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. joy

noun. ['ˈdʒɔɪ'] the emotion of great happiness.

Synonyms

  • lightness
  • excitement
  • exuberance
  • exultation
  • joyousness
  • joyfulness
  • exhilaration
  • jubilance
  • emotion
  • elation
  • jubilation
  • high spirits

Antonyms

  • heaviness
  • darkness
  • exciting
  • unexciting

Etymology

  • joye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • joie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. joy

noun. ['ˈdʒɔɪ'] something or someone that provides a source of happiness.

Synonyms

  • delight
  • pleasure

Antonyms

  • light
  • dysphoria
  • awkwardness

Etymology

  • joye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • joie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. joy

verb. ['ˈdʒɔɪ'] make glad or happy.

Synonyms

  • overjoy

Antonyms

  • hate
  • love

Etymology

  • joye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • joie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Sentences with jump-for-joy


1. Noun Phrase
Dogs, like people, can get a little melodramatic sometimes and pout, but on the other hand, we can both jump for joy when something wonderful happens.

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