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jump

verb

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1 to propel oneself upward or forward into the air
  • jumped across the ditch

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2 to move suddenly and sharply (as in surprise)
  • the sudden appearance of a mouse scurrying across the floor made me jump

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jump

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of jump (Entry 2 of 2)

1 an act of leaping into the air
  • took a small jump forward to avoid stepping in the puddle

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The first known use of jump was in 1530

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“Jump.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jump. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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