Synonyms for jump


1. jump, leap, increase
usage: a sudden and decisive increase; "a jump in attendance"
2. leap, jump, saltation, transition
usage: an abrupt transition; "a successful leap from college to the major leagues"
3. jump, transition
usage: (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
4. startle, jump, start, reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction
usage: a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start"
5. jump, parachuting, descent
usage: descent with a parachute; "he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"
6. jump, jumping, propulsion, actuation
usage: the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected"


1. jump, leap, bound, spring, move
usage: move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
2. startle, jump, start, move
usage: move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room"
3. jump, assail, assault, set on, attack
usage: make a sudden physical attack on; "The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat"
4. jump, wax, mount, climb, rise
usage: increase suddenly and significantly; "Prices jumped overnight"
5. leap out, jump out, jump, stand out, stick out, look, appear, seem
usage: be highly noticeable
6. jump, enter, participate
usage: enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"
7. rise, jump, climb up, change
usage: rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
8. jump, leap, jump off, move
usage: 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"
9. derail, jump, travel, go, move, locomote
usage: run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
10. chute, parachute, jump, dive, plunge, plunk
usage: jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
11. jump, leap
usage: cause to jump or leap; "the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"
12. jumpstart, jump-start, jump, start, start up
usage: start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery
13. jump, pass over, skip, skip over, neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap
usage: bypass; "He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible"
14. leap, jump, switch, shift, change
usage: pass abruptly from one state or topic to another; "leap into fame"; "jump to a conclusion"; "jump from one thing to another"
15. alternate, jump, change, alter, vary
usage: go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
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