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jump Tweet Definition of jump Like Definition of jump on Facebook
noun 
  1. An instance of propelling oneself into the air.
  2. An instance of causing oneself to fall from an elevated location.
  3. An instance of employing a parachute to leave an aircraft or elevated location.
  4. An instance of reacting to a sudden stimulus by jerking the body.
  5. A jumping move in a board game.
  6. (context, sports, horses) An obstacle that forms part of a showjumping course, and that the horse has to jump over cleanly.
verb 
  1. (intransitive) To propel oneself rapidly upward such that momentum causes the body to become airborne.
  2. (intransitive) To cause oneself to leave an elevated location and fall downward.
  3. (intransitive) To employ a parachute to leave an aircraft or elevated location.
  4. (intransitive) To react to a sudden, often unexpected, stimulus (such as a sharp prick or a loud sound) by jerking the body violently.
  5. (intransitive) To employ a move in certain board games where one game piece is moved from one legal position to another passing over the position of another piece.
  6. (transitive) To move to a position in (a queue/line) that is further forward.
  7. (transitive) To attack suddenly and violently.
  8. (transitive) To force to jump.
The rider jumped the horse over the fence.
adverb 
  1. (obsolete) exactly; precisely
     
junior Tweet Definition of junior Like Definition of junior on Facebook
noun 
  1. a younger person.
four years his
  1. a third-year student at a high school or university.
  2. a name suffix used after a son's name when his father has the same name. Abbreviation: Jr.
adjective 
  1. younger.
    • 1939: w:P. G. Wodehouse, P. G. Wodehouse, Uncle Fred in the Springtime
    • : The last man I met who was at school with me, though some years my junior, had a long white beard and no teeth.
      1. of or pertaining to a third academic year in a high school or university.
     

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