Jump (verb)

  1. To propel oneself suddenly off the ground using the muscles in one's legs.
  2. To move quickly or abruptly from one place or position to another.
  3. To cause to move quickly or abruptly.


Old english gumpian, of germanic origin; related to dutch gompen "spring, leap" and german gumpen "to bound, leap".


  1. He jumped over the fence.
  2. She jumped at the chance to go on the trip.
  3. The dog jumped up to greet us.
  4. He jumped out of the car.
  5. The stock prices jumped up today.
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