Definitions for jump on

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word jump on

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride(verb)

    get up on the back of

    "mount a horse"

Wiktionary

  1. jump on(Verb)

    To board a vehicle.

  2. jump on(Verb)

    To attack verbally, to criticise excessively.

  3. jump on(Verb)

    To take immediate action regarding; to avail oneself of without delay.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Finley Peter Dunne:

    Don't jump on a man unless he is down.

  2. Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson:

    He got a big jump on us because he was gone before any of us knew that he was missing.

  3. Alan Patricof:

    There are a lot of people who perhaps didn't know her as well before who are all set to jump on the bandwagon.

  4. Actress Kate Winslet:

    I can’t jump on trampolines anymore, I wet myself, it’s bloody awful, especially if you’re wearing a skirt.

  5. Henry Peabody:

    The challenge today is that when (bond) credit spreads widen, they do so quickly, you have to be ready to jump on it.

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