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jump the gun

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  • verbget a head start
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Synonyms for jump the gun

verb get a head start
  • beat someone to the punch
  • beat the gun
  • preempt

More words related to jump the gun

anticipate

verb. expect; predict

anticipates

verb. expect; predict

anticipating

verb. expect; predict

more precipitate

adjective. fast, sudden; impulsive; initial

most precipitate

adjective. fast, sudden; impulsive; initial

precipitous/precipitate

adjective. fast, sudden; impulsive; initial
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