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jumping

 
Noun jumping has 2 senses
  1. jumping - the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
    --1 is a kind of
    track and field
    --1 has particulars: broad jump, long jump; high jump
  2. jump, jumping - the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"
    --2 is a kind of propulsion, actuation
    --2 has particulars:
     header; hop; leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce; vault, hurdle; jumping up and down; capriole
    Derived form: verb jump1
Verb jump has 14 senses
  1. jump, leap, bound, spring - move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
    --1 is one way to move
    Derived forms: noun jump6, noun jumping2
    Sample sentence:
    The horses jump across the field
  2. startle, jump, start - move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
    --2 is one way to move
    Derived form: noun jump4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  3. jump - make a sudden physical attack on; "The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"
    --3 is one way to
    assail, assault, set on, attack
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. jump - increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"
    --4 is one way to
    wax, mount, climb, rise
    Derived form: noun jump1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  5. leap out, jump out, jump, stand out, stick out - be highly noticeable
    --5 is one way to look, appear, seem
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    It ----s that CLAUSE
  6. jump - enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"
    --6 is one way to
    enter, participate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  7. rise, jump, climb up - rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
    --7 is one way to change
    Derived form: noun jump2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  8. derail, jump - run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
    --8 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  9. parachute, jump - jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
    --9 is one way to dive, plunge, plunk
    Derived form: noun jump5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  10. jump, leap - cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
    Sample sentence:
    The men jump the horses across the field
  11. jumpstart, jump-start, jump - start a car engine whose battery by connecting it to another car's battery
    --11 is one way to start, start up
    Sample sentence:
    These cars won't jump
  12. jump, pass over, skip, skip over - bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
    --12 is one way to neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  13. leap, jump - pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"
    --13 is one way to switch, shift, change
    Derived form: noun jump3
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  14. alternate, jump - go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
    --14 is one way to change, alter, vary
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
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