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A jump, or the action of jumping - synonyms or related words

jump

noun

a movement in which you jump off the ground

hop

noun

a quick jump on one foot

leap

noun

a jump, especially one that is long or high

skip

noun

the action of skipping

spring

noun

a quick jump forward or up

running jump

noun

a jump that you make after running a short distance

flip

noun

an action of jumping up and turning completely over in the air

vault

noun

a jump over something, especially using your hands or a pole to support you

bound

noun

mainly literary

a long or high jump

flying tackle

noun

a way of stopping someone by jumping at them and holding them around the legs so that they fall

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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