Definition of jump :
1. A bodice worn instead of stays by women in the 18th century.
2. A dislocation in a stratum; a fault.
3. A kind of loose jacket for men.
4. An abrupt interruption of level in a piece of brickwork or masonry.
5. An effort; an attempt; a venture.
6. Exactly; pat.
7. Nice; exact; matched; fitting; precise.
8. The act of jumping; a leap; a spring; a bound.
9. The space traversed by a leap.
10. To bore with a jumper.
11. To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across the ditch.
12. To coincide; to agree; to accord; to tally; - followed by with.
13. To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard.
14. To join by a butt weld.
15. To move as if by jumping; to bounce; to jolt.
16. To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream.
17. To spring free from the ground by the muscular action of the feet and legs; to project one's self through the air; to spring; to bound; to leap.
18. To thicken or enlarge by endwise blows; to upset.
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leap (part of speech: verb)
- My how that fellow can jump! - "The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children", Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo).
- Whenever the game was within range they pulled up, and John would spring from the cart and let drive, then jump in and follow on again. - "Jess", H. Rider Haggard.
- Could I jump it there? - "Dead Men Tell No Tales", E. W. Hornung.