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
informal 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
    informal

    hurry up, get a move on, be quick

    informal

    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 informal

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

    North American informal

    get a wiggle on

    Australian, New Zealand informal

    get a wriggle on

    South African informal

    put foot

    dated

    make haste