Definition of jump-start
- advertising can jump-start a political campaign
- a plan to jump-start the stagnant economy
reactivate, reanimate, reawake, reawaken, recharge, recreate, reenergize, refresh, refreshen, regenerate, reinvigorate, rejuvenate, rekindle, renew, restimulate, resurrect, resuscitate, revitalize, revive;
: to start (a vehicle whose battery is not working) by connecting its battery to another source of power (such as the battery of another vehicle)
: to cause (something) to start quickly
: to give new energy to (something)
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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