Definition of jumps

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • jumps is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 16
  • jumps is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 16
  • jumps is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 21

Definition of jumps


  • bypass (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. pass over
    2. skip
    3. skip over
  • descent with a parachute (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. parachuting
  • cause to jump or leap (verb)

    Examples

    1. the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop

    Synonyms

    1. leap
  • pass abruptly from one state or topic to another (verb)

    Examples

    1. jump to a conclusion
    2. jump from one thing to another

    Synonyms

    1. leap
  • rise in rank or status (verb)

    Examples

    1. Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list

    Synonyms

    1. climb up
    2. rise
  • run off or leave the rails (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. derail
  • a sudden involuntary movement (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. start
    2. startle
  • go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. alternate
  • move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. start
    2. startle
  • a sudden and decisive increase (noun)

    Examples

    1. a jump in attendance

    Synonyms

    1. leap
  • an abrupt transition (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. leap
    2. saltation
  • start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. jump-start
    2. jumpstart
  • move forward by leaps and bounds (verb)

    Examples

    1. Can you jump over the fence?

    Synonyms

    1. bound
    2. leap
    3. spring
  • jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. chute
    2. parachute
  • be highly noticeable (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. jump out
    2. leap out
    3. stand out
    4. stick out
  • the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground (noun)

    Examples

    1. he advanced in a series of jumps
    2. the jumping was unexpected

    Synonyms

    1. jumping
  • jump down from an elevated point (verb)

    Examples

    1. the parachutist didn't want to jump
    2. every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge

    Synonyms

    1. jump off
    2. leap
  • enter eagerly into (verb)

    Examples

    1. He jumped into the game
  • (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another (noun)
  • increase suddenly and significantly (verb)

    Examples

    1. Prices jumped overnight
  • make a sudden physical attack on (verb)

    Examples

    1. The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat

See definition of jumps in Merriam Webster

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