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Definition of Jump

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.

Jump Quotations

If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
Ray Bradbury

To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.
Benjamin Franklin

When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.
Corrie Ten Boom

There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.
Robert Frost

I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.
Warren Buffett
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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

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