- jump1 W3S2 [dʒʌmp] v▬▬▬▬▬▬▬1¦(upwards)¦2¦(downwards)¦3¦(move fast)¦4¦(in fear/surprise)¦5¦(increase)¦6¦(keep changing)¦7¦(miss a stage)¦8¦(machine)¦9¦(attack)¦10 jump to conclusions11 jump the gun12 jump for joy13 jump down somebody's throat14 jump the queue15 jump through hoops16 jump ship17 jump bail18 jump to it!19 (go) jump in a lake!20 jump the rails21 jump a light21 jump the lights22 jump a train23¦(car)¦24¦(sex)¦Phrasal verbsjump at somethingjump injump on somebodyjump out at somebody▬▬▬▬▬▬▬1.) ¦(UPWARDS)¦a)to push yourself up into the air, or over or away from something etc using your legs▪ How high can you jump?jump over/across/onto etc sth▪ He jumped over the wall and ran off.▪ Fans were jumping up and down (=jumping repeatedly) and cheering.jump clear (of sth)(=jump out of danger)▪ We managed to jump clear of the car before it hit the wall.b) [T]to go over or across something by jumping▪ He jumped the gate, landing on the concrete.2.) ¦(DOWNWARDS)¦ [I]to let yourself drop from a place that is above the ground▪ The cats jumped down and came to meet us.jump from/out of/onto etc sth▪ Three people saved themselves by jumping from the window.3.) ¦(MOVE FAST)¦ [I always + adverb/preposition]to move quickly or suddenly in a particular direction= ↑leap jump up/back/in etc▪ Matt jumped up to answer the phone.▪ We all jumped in a taxi.▪ She jumped to her feet and left.4.) ¦(IN FEAR/SURPRISE)¦ [I]to make a quick sudden movement because you are surprised or frightened▪ Marcia jumped. 'What's that noise?'▪ Sorry, I didn't mean to make you jump (=surprise or frighten you) .▪ Don't shout. I nearly jumped out of my skin (=was very shocked or frightened) !5.) ¦(INCREASE)¦ [I]to increase or improve suddenly and by a large amountjump (from ...) to sth▪ Profits jumped to £2.6 million last year.▪ Norway jumped from ninth to third place.6.) ¦(KEEP CHANGING)¦ [I and T]to change quickly and often from one idea, place, position etc to another - used to show disapprovaljump from sth to sth▪ Cathy kept jumping from one topic to another.jump about/around (sth)▪ I've been jumping about the file instead of working straight through it.7.) ¦(MISS A STAGE)¦ [I and T]to move suddenly to a further part of a book, discussion, leaving out the part in between▪ I'm afraid I jumped a couple of chapters.jump to▪ The movie suddenly jumped ahead to the future.8.) ¦(MACHINE)¦ [I]if a machine or piece of equipment jumps, it moves suddenly because something is wrong with it▪ Why does the video keep jumping like this?9.) ¦(ATTACK)¦ [T] [i]informalto attack someone suddenly▪ Somebody jumped him in the park last night.10.) jump to conclusionsto form an opinion about something before you have all the facts▪ There may be a simple explanation. Let's not jump to conclusions.11.) jump the gunto start doing something too soon, especially without thinking about it carefully12.) jump for joyto be extremely happy and pleased13.) jump down sb's throat informalto suddenly speak angrily to someone14.) jump the queueBrE to go in front of others who are already waiting in a line - used to show disapproval15.) jump through hoopsto do a series of things that are difficult or annoying, but that are necessary in order to achieve something▪ We had to jump through hoops to get our visas in time.16.) jump shipa) to leave an organization that you are working for, especially in order to join another▪ The best employees jumped ship at the first opportunity.b) to leave a ship on which you are working as a sailor, without permission17.) jump bailto leave a town, city, or country where a court of law has ordered you to stay until your ↑trial 1(1)18.) jump to it!spoken used to order someone to do something immediately19.) (go) jump in a lake!spoken used to rudely tell someone to go away20.) jump the railsBrE jump the tracks AmEif a train jumps the rails, it suddenly goes off the metal tracks it is moving along21.) jump a light also jump the lightsto drive through red ↑traffic lights without stopping22.) jump a trainespecially AmE to travel on a train, especially a ↑freight train, without paying23.) ¦(CAR)¦ [T]AmE to ↑jump-start a car24.) ¦(SEX)¦ [T]spoken not polite to have sex with someonejump at [jump at sth] phr vto eagerly accept the chance to do something▪ I jumped at the chance of a trip to Hong Kong.jump in phr vto interrupt someone or suddenly join a conversation▪ Lena quickly jumped in with a diverting remark.jump on [jump on sb] phr vto criticize or punish someone, especially unfairlyjump on somebody for▪ He used to jump on me for every little mistake.jump out at [jump out at sb] phr vif something jumps out at you, it is extremely noticeable, often in a way you do not like▪ I don't like jewellery that jumps out at you.▬▬▬▬▬▬▬HINT sense 5Do not say that an amount, level, price etc 'jumps up'. Say it jumps.▬▬▬▬▬▬▬jump 2jump2 n▬▬▬▬▬▬▬1¦(up)¦2¦(down)¦3¦(increase)¦4¦(progress)¦5 with a jump6 keep/stay etc a jump ahead (of somebody)7¦(something you jump over)¦8 get a jump on somebody/something▬▬▬▬▬▬▬1.) ¦(UP)¦an act of pushing yourself suddenly up into the air using your legs= ↑leap▪ the best jump of the competition▪ a dancer famous for his impressive jumps2.) ¦(DOWN)¦an act of letting yourself drop from a place that is above the grounddo/make a jump▪ Douglas made his first 10,000 foot parachute jump yesterday.3.) ¦(INCREASE)¦a sudden large increase in an amount or valuejump in▪ a jump in inflation rates4.) ¦(PROGRESS)¦especially BrE a large or sudden change, especially one that improves things▪ The new law is a great jump forward for human rights.5.) with a jumpBrE if you wake, sit up etc with a jump, you do it very suddenly because you are surprised or shocked▪ She woke with a jump, hearing a noise downstairs.6.) keep/stay etc a jump ahead (of sb)BrE informal to keep your advantage over the people you are competing with by always being the first to do or know something new7.) ¦(SOMETHING YOU JUMP OVER)¦a fence, gate, or wall that a person or horse has to jump over in a race or competition▪ Her horse cleared all the jumps in the first round.8.) get a jump on sb/sthAmE informal to gain an advantage, especially by doing something earlier than usual or earlier than someone else▪ I want to get a jump on my Christmas shopping.
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.
Look at other dictionaries:
Jump — may refer to: * Jumping, the act of propelling oneself upwards, using one s own power, into the air, and then returning back to the same surface. * A tool redirecting horizontal velocity into vertical, e.g. a quarter pipe * Jumping, abandoning or … Wikipedia
Jump In! — Official promotional poster Directed by Paul Hoen Produced … Wikipedia
jump — [jump] vi. [< ?] 1. to move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using the leg muscles; leap; spring 2. to be moved with a jerk; bob; bounce 3. to parachute from an aircraft 4. to move, act, or react energetically or eagerly: often with… … English World dictionary
jump — ► VERB 1) push oneself off the ground using the muscles in one s legs and feet. 2) move over, onto, or down from by jumping. 3) move suddenly and quickly. 4) make a sudden involuntary movement in surprise. 5) (jump at/on) accept eagerly. 6)… … English terms dictionary
Jump SQ — Jump SQ, auch bekannt unter Jump Square (jap. ジャンプスクエア, jampu sukuea), ist ein japanisches Shōnen Manga Magazin des Shueisha Verlags. Es erscheint monatlich. Jede Ausgabe umfasst etwa 800 Seiten und kostet 500 Yen. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Details 2… … Deutsch Wikipedia
JUMP — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda JUMP Datos OSM almacenados en PostGIS y mostrados en capas mediante consultas SQL en OpenJump. Desarrollador … Wikipedia Español
jump — vb Jump, leap, spring, bound, vault are comparable as verbs meaning to move suddenly through space by or as if by muscular action and as nouns designating an instance of such movement through space. All of these terms apply primarily to the… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
JUMP — (engl. für springen) bezeichnet: ein Hörfunkprogramm des MDR, siehe Jump (Hörfunksender) einen IBM Supercomputer p690 Cluster Jump im Forschungszentrum Jülich eine Musikrichtung, siehe Jumpstyle eine amerikanische Band, siehe Jump, Little… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Jump — (engl. für springen) bezeichnet: Jump (Hörfunksender) ein Hörfunkprogramm des MDR einen IBM Supercomputer p690 Cluster Jump im Forschungszentrum Jülich, siehe Forschungszentrum Jülich#IBM p690 Cluster Jump Jumpstyle eine Musikrichtung Jump,… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Jump — 〈[dʒʌ̣mp] m. 6〉 I 〈unz.; Mus.〉 ein Jazzstil II 〈zählb.; Sp.〉 der abschließende Sprung beim Dreisprung; →a. Hop, Stepp (II) [<engl. jump „Satz, Sprung“] * * * Jump [d̮ʒamp], der; s, s: 1. [engl. jump = Sprung] (Leichtathletik) dritter Sprung… … Universal-Lexikon
jump at — To accept eagerly • • • Main Entry: ↑jump * * * ˈjump at [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they jump at he/she/it jumps at present participle … Useful english dictionary