1. [ verb ] move forward by leaps and bounds
Synonyms: jump spring bound

"The horse bounded across the meadow" "The child leapt across the puddle" "Can you jump over the fence?"

Related terms: move bounce hop burst bounce caper saltate pronk ski_jump vault leapfrog curvet vault galumph capriole hop leap_out hop_on bounder jump
2. [ noun ] a light springing movement upwards or forwards
Synonyms: spring leaping bounce saltation bound
Related terms: jump pounce caper jump bounce jump
3. [ noun ] an abrupt transition
Synonyms: saltation jump

"a successful leap from college to the major leagues"

Related terms: transition quantum_jump rise
4. [ verb ] pass abruptly from one state or topic to another
Synonyms: jump

"leap into fame" "jump to a conclusion"

Related terms: switch jump
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 28740
6. [ noun ] a sudden and decisive increase
Synonyms: jump

"a jump in attendance"

Related terms: increase quantum_jump jump
7. [ verb ] cause to jump or leap
Synonyms: jump

"the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop"

Related terms: jump
8. [ noun ] the distance leaped (or to be leaped)

"a leap of 10 feet"

Related terms: distance elevation jump
Similar spelling:   Lepe