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jump

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of jump

  1. 1 an act of leaping into the air took a small jump forward to avoid stepping in the puddle Synonyms of jump bound, hop, leap, spring, vault Words Related to jump bounce, lope, skip; caper, capriole, gambado, gambol; attack, pounce; dive, pitch, plunge

  2. 2 the more favorable condition or position in a competition get a jump on the competition by starting early Synonyms of jump better, bulge, catbird seat, drop, edge, high ground, inside track, advantage, pull, stead, upper hand, vantage, whip handWords Related to jump allowance, head start, lead, leg up, margin, odds, start; ascendancy (also ascendency), command, dominance, mastery, predominance, superiority, supremacy, transcendence, transcendency; precedence, preference, prerogative, privilege, seniority; break, foothold, opportunity; benefit, blessing, boon, felicity, godsend, manna, windfallNear Antonyms of jump detriment, stranglehold; disparity, imbalance, inequality, unevenness; disability, failing, impairment, shortcoming; bar, catch, check, clog, crimp, embarrassment, hindrance, hitch, hurdle, impediment, interference, let, manacle, obstacle, obstruction, rub, shackle, stop, trammel; lurch, setbackAntonyms of jump disadvantage, drawback, handicap, liability, minus, penalty, strike


jump

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of jump

  1. 1 to propel oneself upward or forward into the air jumped across the ditch Synonyms of jump bound, hop, leap, spring, vault Words Related to jump bounce, hurdle, leapfrog, lope, skip; buck; caper, capriole, cavort, frolic, gambol, romp; attack, pounce; shoot, skyrocket

  2. 2 to move suddenly and sharply (as in surprise) the sudden appearance of a mouse scurrying across the floor made me jump Synonyms of jump bolt, start, startleWords Related to jump jerk, jolt, twitch; blench, cringe, flinch, quail, recoil, shrink, spook, squinch, wince; bound, leap, spring; react, respond

  3. 3 to proceed or move quickly when I tell you to do something, I expect you to jump Synonyms of jump barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, hurry, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomWords Related to jump beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms of jump dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms of jump crawl, creep, poke


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