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Definition of Jump


  1. A kind of loose jacket for men.
  2. A bodice worn instead of stays by women in the 18th century.
  3. 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.
  4. To move as if by jumping; to bounce; to jolt.
  5. To coincide; to agree; to accord; to tally; -- followed by with.
  6. To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream.
  7. To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across the ditch.
  8. To expose to danger; to risk; to hazard.
  9. To join by a butt weld.
  10. To thicken or enlarge by endwise blows; to upset.
  11. To bore with a jumper.
  12. The act of jumping; a leap; a spring; a bound.
  13. An effort; an attempt; a venture.
  14. The space traversed by a leap.
  15. A dislocation in a stratum; a fault.
  16. An abrupt interruption of level in a piece of brickwork or masonry.
  17. Nice; exact; matched; fitting; precise.
  18. Exactly; pat.
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Jump Translations

jump in Afrikaans is sprong
jump in Danish is springe, spring
jump in Dutch is springen
jump in Italian is saltellare, saltare, lancio
jump in Latin is tripudio
jump in Norwegian is hoppe, hopp, sprang
jump in Portuguese is salto
jump in Spanish is brinco, salto, brincar, brincar, saltar, puentear