jump up

(redirected from Jumping up)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to Jumping up: jumping up and down

jump up

1. To hop or leap upward. The kids had a blast jumping up and down on the trampoline. Please keep the dog from jumping up on Clara, OK? She's scared. I jumped up on the couch the second I saw the mouse run across the floor.
2. To suddenly rise to one's feet. Everyone jumped up when the president entered the room.
3. To make upward progress in a hierarchy or ranking. If you're a hard worker, you'll have no trouble jumping up the ranks at our company.
See also: jump, up

jump up (to something)

to leap upward to the level of something. The child jumped up to the next step. The dog couldn't reach the piece of meat on the edge of the table, so it jumped up and got it.
See also: jump, up

jump up

(from something) to leap upward from something. The dog jumped up from its resting place. The dog jumped up and ran to the door.
See also: jump, up

jump up

(on someone or something) to leap upward onto someone or something. A spider jumped up on me and terrified me totally. The cat jumped up on the sofa.
See also: jump, up

jump up

v.
1. To leap or bound upward from the ground: I jumped up to swat the flies above the window.
2. To stand up suddenly from a sitting, lying, or crouching position: Everyone jumped up when they heard the gunshot.
3. To ascend rapidly in some series or hierarchy: She jumped up the ranks in the organization due to her outstanding performance.
See also: jump, up