Synonyms for (noun) jump

Synonyms: jump, jumping

Definition: the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

Usage: he advanced in a series of jumps; the jumping was unexpected

Similar words: actuation, propulsion

Definition: the act of propelling


Synonyms: jump, parachuting

Definition: descent with a parachute

Usage: he had done a lot of parachuting in the army

Similar words: descent

Definition: the act of changing your location in a downward direction


Synonyms: start, startle, jump

Definition: a sudden involuntary movement

Usage: he awoke with a start

Similar words: unconditioned reflex, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response

Definition: an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus


Synonyms: jump

Definition: (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another

Similar words: transition

Definition: a passage that connects a topic to one that follows


Synonyms: leap, jump, saltation

Definition: an abrupt transition

Usage: a successful leap from college to the major leagues

Similar words: transition

Definition: a change from one place or state or subject or stage to another


Synonyms: jump, leap

Definition: a sudden and decisive increase

Usage: a jump in attendance

Similar words: increase

Definition: a change resulting in an increase

Usage: the increase is scheduled for next month

Synonyms for (verb) jump

Synonyms: jump, alternate

Definition: go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions

Similar words: vary, change, alter

Definition: become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence

Usage: her mood changes in accordance with the weather; The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season


Synonyms: rise, climb up, jump

Definition: rise in rank or status

Usage: Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: jump

Definition: increase suddenly and significantly

Usage: Prices jumped overnight

Similar words: climb, wax, mount, rise

Definition: go up or advance

Usage: Sales were climbing after prices were lowered


Synonyms: leap, jump

Definition: pass abruptly from one state or topic to another

Usage: leap into fame; jump to a conclusion; jump from one thing to another

Similar words: switch, change, shift

Definition: lay aside, abandon, or leave for another

Usage: switch to a different brand of beer; She switched psychiatrists; The car changed lanes


Synonyms: skip, skip over, pass over, jump

Definition: bypass

Usage: He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible

Similar words: drop, leave out, pretermit, miss, overleap, overlook, neglect, omit

Definition: leave undone or leave out

Usage: How could I miss that typo?; The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten


Synonyms: jump

Definition: enter eagerly into

Usage: He jumped into the game

Similar words: enter, participate

Definition: become a participant; be involved in

Usage: enter a race; enter an agreement; enter a drug treatment program; enter negotiations


Synonyms: jump

Definition: make a sudden physical attack on

Usage: The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat

Similar words: set on, assail, assault, attack

Definition: attack someone physically or emotionally

Usage: The mugger assaulted the woman; Nightmares assailed him regularly


Synonyms: jump, jump-start, jumpstart

Definition: start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery

Similar words: start, start up

Definition: get going or set in motion

Usage: We simply could not start the engine; start up the computer


Synonyms: jump, start, startle

Definition: move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm

Usage: She startled when I walked into the room

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: spring, jump, leap, bound

Definition: move forward by leaps and bounds

Usage: The horse bounded across the meadow; The child leapt across the puddle; Can you jump over the fence?

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: parachute, chute, jump

Definition: jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute

Similar words: dive, plunge, plunk

Definition: drop steeply

Usage: the stock market plunged


Synonyms: derail, jump

Definition: run off or leave the rails

Usage: the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: leap, jump, jump off

Definition: jump down from an elevated point

Usage: 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

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: stand out, stick out, jump, jump out, leap out

Definition: be highly noticeable

Similar words: seem, look, appear

Definition: give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

Usage: She seems to be sleeping; This appears to be a very difficult problem; This project looks fishy; They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time