Meaning of jump

Definition of jump

(noun) a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
(film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"
the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"
(verb) move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
make a sudden physical attack on; "The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"
increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"
enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"
rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
jump down from an elevated point; "the parachutist didn't want to jump"; "every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge"; "the widow leapt into the funeral pyre"
run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery
bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to another"
go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions

Other information on jump

WIKIPEDIA results for jump
Amazon results for jump