jump verb (jumps, jumping, jumped )குதி

1to move quickly off the ground, using your legs to push you up:

  • The cat jumped onto the table.
  • The horse jumped over the wall.
2to move quickly:

  • He jumped into the car and drove away.
3to move suddenly because you are surprised or frightened:

  • A loud noise made me jump.
jump at something to accept an opportunity or an offer with enthusiasm:

  • Of course I jumped at the chance to work in New York for a year.
▶ jump noun:

With a huge jump the horse cleared the fence.

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