Synonyms of jump in English:

jump


See definition of jump

verb

1‘the cat jumped off his lap’

SYNONYMS

leap, spring, bound, hop, bounce

skip, bob, caper, dance, prance, gambol, frolic, frisk, cavort

2‘the youth jumped the fence and ran across the yard’

SYNONYMS

vault, vault over, leap over, clear, sail over, hop over, go over, leapfrog

pole-vault, hurdle

3‘pre-tax profits jumped from £51,000 to £1.03 million’

SYNONYMS

rise, go up, leap up, shoot up, soar, surge

climb, increase, mount, escalate, spiral

informal skyrocket

ANTONYMS

fall, plummet

4‘an owl hooted nearby, making her jump’

SYNONYMS

start, jerk, jolt, flinch, recoil, twitch, wince

shudder, shake, quiver

informal jump out of one's skin

5‘Polly jumped at the chance to go’

SYNONYMS

accept eagerly, leap at, welcome with open arms, seize on, snap up, grab, snatch, pounce on, go for enthusiastically, show enthusiasm for

6‘he jumped at least seven red lights’

SYNONYMS

ignore, disregard, fail to stop at, drive through, overshoot

run


noun

1‘in making the short jump across the gully, he lost his balance’

SYNONYMS

leap, spring, vault, bound, hop

bounce, skip

2‘the horse cleared the last jump with ease’

SYNONYMS

obstacle, barrier

fence, hurdle, rail, hedge, gate

3‘a fifty-one per cent jump in annual profits’

SYNONYMS

rise, leap, increase, upturn, upsurge, upswing, spiralling, lift, escalation, elevation, boost, advance, augmentation

informal hike

ANTONYMS

fall, drop

4‘I woke up with a jump’

SYNONYMS

start, jerk, sudden movement, involuntary movement, convulsive movement, spasm, twitch, wince

shudder, quiver, shake


Phrases

    jump the gun

      SYNONYMS

      act prematurely, act too soon, be overhasty, be precipitate

      be previous, be ahead of oneself

    jump to it

      SYNONYMS

      hurry up, get a move on, be quick

      get cracking, get moving, get on with it, shake a leg, look lively, look sharp, get one's finger out, pull one's finger out, get weaving, rattle one's dags

      British

      get one's skates on, stir one's stumps

      North American

      get a wiggle on

      NZ Australian

      get a wriggle on

      South African

      put foot

      dated

      make haste