Meaning of “jump” - Learner’s Dictionary

jump

verb uk us /dʒʌmp/
INTO AIR [ I ]

A2 to push your body up and away from the ground using your feet and legs:

The children were jumping up and down with excitement.
I jumped over the log.
They jumped into the water.
jump into/up, etc

B1 to move somewhere suddenly and quickly:

She jumped into a taxi and rushed to the station.
GO OVER [ T ]

A2 to move over something by moving up into the air:

The horse jumped the last fence.
INCREASE [ I, T ]

to suddenly increase by a large amount:

House prices have jumped by 20%.
FEAR [ I ]

B2 to make a sudden movement because you are frightened or surprised:

Her scream made me jump.
→ See also get/jump on the bandwagon , jump to conclusions , jump the gun , jump the queue

(Definition of “jump verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)