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Definition 1: starting an automobile engine that has a weak battery by means of jumper cables to another car - [noun denoting act]

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

  • my battery was dead so I had to get a jumpstart from my neighbor

Synonyms for jump-start in the sense of this definition

(jump-start is a kind of ...) something done (usually as opposed to something said)

"there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"

Definition 2: start or re-start vigorously - [verb of change]

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

  • The Secretary of State intends to jumpstart the Middle East Peace Process

Synonyms for jump-start in the sense of this definition

(jump-start is a kind of ...) set in motion, cause to start

"The U.S. started a war in the Middle East" "The Iraqis began hostilities" "begin a new chapter in your life"

Definition 3: start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for jump-start in the sense of this definition

(jump-start is a kind of ...) get going or set in motion

"We simply could not start the engine" "start up the computer"

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