To rise off one's feet by a sudden muscular effort; throw one's self in any direction with both feet raised from the ground; spring from the ground or from any support; leap: as, to jump up and down; to jump over a hurdle.To go or move with a leap or with leaps; spring quickly; hence, figuratively, to jolt; throb violently, etc.To go along; agree; tally; coincide: followed by with.To meet accidentally.Synonyms and Leap, Spring, etc. See skip.To pass by a leap; spring or leap over; pass over suddenly or hastily: as, to jump a stream.To give a jumping motion to; move with a spring or bound; propel by a jump or jumps; drive onward: as, to jump a child up and down.To skip over; pass by or neglect; give no heed to; act or proceed in disregard of: as, to jump all minor considerations; to jump a claim (which see, below).To drive forward or through as if by leaps; act upon or about impetuously.In the game of checkers, to pass by or skip over (an opposing man) in moving. The man which is jumped is removed from the board.Among sportsmen, to start or cause to start; cause to leap or spring, as game from a cover; flush.In forging, to upset or shape, as a bar or rod, by endwise blows. A transverse piece forged on the end of a bar is said to be jumped on.To risk or hazard.n. The act of jumping; a leap; a spring; a bound; hence, a passing over; an omission: as, a high jump; the jump of a gun; a jump of a whole century.n. A risk; a venture; a hazard.n. In geol, and mining, a slight fault or dislocation of a vein.n. In building, an abrupt rise in a level course of brickwork or masonary, to accommodate the work to the inequality of the ground.n. A kind of dance. Formerly also called dump.Matched.Exact; precise; nicely fitting.Exactly; precisely; fitly.n. A garment of loose make, worn especially for undress.n. plural Toward the close of the eighteenth century, a kind of bodice for women, which apparently took the place of stays when the wearer was not carefully dressed. Also called jimps.To estimate in the gross, as weight.To get on or off (a train or boat in motion) by jumping: as, he jumped the express as it left the station.In quarrying, to drill by means of a jumper or hand-drill.n. plural Nervous twitching of the body; delirium tremens.