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Main Entry: 1jump
Function: verb 1 a: to spring into the air : LEAPb: to give a sudden movement : STARTc: to begin to move -- usually used with off 2: to rise or raise suddenly in rank, status, or condition <prices jumped> 3: to make a sudden attack <jumped on us for being late> 4: to become lively with activity <the woods were jumping> 5 a: to pass over or cause to pass over by a leap <jump a hurdle> b: 2BYPASS <jump electrical connections> c: to leap aboard <jump a freight> 6: to run away and hide while at liberty under (bail) 7: to depart from a normal course <jump the track> 8: to occupy illegally <jump a mining claim> - jump the gun: to start too soon