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Definitions and Synonyms of jump off | Another word for jump off | What is jump off?

Definition 1: set off quickly, usually with success - [verb of change]

Samples where jump off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The freshman jumped off to a good start in his math class

(jump off is a kind of ...) take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

"We began working at dawn" "Who will start?" "Get working as soon as the sun rises!" "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia" "He began early in the day" "Let's get down to work now"

Definition 2: jump down from an elevated point - [verb of motion]

Samples where jump off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the parachutist didn't want to jump
  • every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge
  • the widow leapt into the funeral pyre

Synonyms for jump off in the sense of this definition

(jump off is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

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