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noun as in increase, advantage

noun as in obstacle

verb as in recoil

verb as in omit, avoid

verb as in increase

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For a lot of those posting fitness content, this means showing off how much they can bench press, how far they can jump, or how spectacular their backflip is.

Days later, France recorded a jump of 10,000 new cases in one day.

From Vox

Sticking with iOS, swipe up from the bottom of the screen and hold to see apps you’ve used recently—browse through them or tap on one to jump right to it.

TikTok’s proprietary algorithm has been called its “secret sauce” and is one reason why companies have jumped at the chance to buy the app’s US operations.

From Quartz

The Sparks have more players who can beat you than any other team, and their role players — like pogo-stick-with-a-jump-shot Brittney Sykes and ageless Seimone Augustus — know precisely what play is necessary in a key moment.

The collection includes kimono capes and hand woven jump overalls.

In August 1984, I arrived at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, eager to jump into college life.

Why not finish hard on a cliffhanger and the next one just jump straight back in?

Would I like to tell half the people I work with to go jump off a cliff?

Her new friends jump to her defense and loudly tell the clerk to back off.

The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.

We haven't even seen a review of the piece; the footlights go up with a jump, and now the curtain rises.

And it did not take Squinty long to learn to jump the rope when there was no apple on the other side.

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.

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.


On this page you'll find 257 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jump, such as: bounce, dive, drop, fall, hurdle, and plunge.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.