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  • as inlead
  • as inspearhead

synonyms for get the jump on

  • affect
  • conduce
  • encourage
  • excite
  • galvanize
  • guide
  • hearten
  • incline
  • induce
  • influence
  • inspire
  • instill
  • introduce
  • motivate
  • move
  • persuade
  • prevail
  • prompt
  • spark
  • spur
  • boss
  • call the shots
  • command
  • coordinate
  • direct
  • govern
  • head
  • helm
  • manage
  • preside over
  • run things
  • spearhead
  • supervise
  • trail-blaze
  • cause
  • oversee
  • quarterback
  • serve
  • shepherd
  • tend

antonyms for get the jump on

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  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • hinder
  • mismanage
  • neglect
  • prevent
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How to use get the jump on in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
We haven't even seen a review of the piece; the footlights go up with a jump, and now the curtain rises.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
And it did not take Squinty long to learn to jump the rope when there was no apple on the other side.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It'll be beastly dull for her at The Warren, you see, poor girl; and she doesn't seem to jump at Spunyarn, though he does hang on.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
And it is quite true that the particular employer can no more break away from these limits than he can jump out of his own skin.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But, just as he turned to run, he saw a little animal jump out of one of the big wagons, and come toward him.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GET THE JUMP ON

  • bring
  • bring on
  • cause
  • direct
  • get the jump on
  • go out in front
  • guide
  • head
  • helm
  • influence
  • initiate
  • introduce
  • launch
  • motivate
  • move
  • originate
  • persuade
  • pioneer
  • produce
  • prompt
  • quarterback
  • run things
  • shepherd
  • spur
  • trail-blaze
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.