What does jump ship mean?

Definitions for jump ship

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jump ship.


  1. jump ship(Verb)

    To part from a ship

  2. jump ship(Verb)

    To depart a project without warning.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jump ship in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jump ship in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ronda Rousey:

    I think people can be pretty brutal, when you're in the spot she's in, there are people that are just going to jump ship, and I don't ever wish for that. I have a lot of respect for her.

  2. Zhan Youbing:

    Sometimes, you want to jump ship for better pay at another factory shortly after starting your current job, yet at other times when you want to stay on and settle down, you get fired or the factory gets taken over.

  3. Rafal Chwedoruk:

    Kopacz is saving what she still can from the government, and from Civic Platform as a party ahead of the elections, civic Platform at the moment is at a crossroads: either the chaos will be contained, or, in a short while, politicians will gradually begin to jump ship.

  4. French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron:

    It's not normal that a big company boss is the first to jump ship. Mr Combes led a merger of Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia that we supported, so it is neither comprehensible nor acceptable that Mr Combes has decided today to leave the company when the transaction hasn't even been completed, both morally and in terms of the proper functioning of the company.

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