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Synonyms for jump

vault

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spring

jump at something

jump in

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  • dive in
  • leap in
  • plunge in
  • swoop in
  • plummet in

jump out of your skin

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  • be scared
  • be afraid
  • be frightened
  • be nervous
  • be alarmed
  • be intimidated
  • be fearful
  • be timid

jump the gun

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  • act with haste
  • be over-hasty
  • act too soon
  • act prematurely

Synonyms for jump

to move off the ground by a muscular effort of the legs and feet

to move in a lively way

to move suddenly and involuntarily

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to catapult oneself from a disabled aircraft

to increase in amount

to raise in rank

the act of jumping

a sudden lively movement

a sudden and involuntary movement

the amount by which something is increased

a progression upward in rank

a state of nervous restlessness or agitation

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a sudden and decisive increase

an abrupt transition

(film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another

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descent with a parachute

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move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm

make a sudden physical attack on

increase suddenly and significantly

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be highly noticeable

enter eagerly into

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rise in rank or status

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jump down from an elevated point

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run off or leave the rails

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jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute

cause to jump or leap

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

pass abruptly from one state or topic to another

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go back and forth

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Maybe we did jump the gun," says Linda Matthews, chairman of the board for the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.
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ROSS JACK is refusing to jump the gun despite the reward of a meeting with Motherwell if Elgin overcome Queen's Park at Hampden.
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Unfortunately, people at PSV, the player and his advisers decided to jump the gun .