English dictionary definition of:



  • the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
  • descent with a parachute
  • a sudden involuntary movement
  • (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
  • an abrupt transition
  • a sudden and decisive increase


  • go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
  • rise in rank or status
  • increase suddenly and significantly
  • pass abruptly from one state or topic to another
  • bypass
  • enter eagerly into
  • make a sudden physical attack on
  • start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery
  • move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm
  • move forward by leaps and bounds
  • cause to jump or leap
  • jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute
  • run off or leave the rails
  • jump down from an elevated point
  • be highly noticeable


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Spellzone course content

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 4: Section 5 and learn about the word jump in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Final consonant blends.

Scrabble score for jump

Scrabble score = 15

generated at 16:49:12 on 18-01-20

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