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jump to conclusions

To make decisions or form opinions before one has all the pertinent facts. I know you found some suspicious things in her office, but don't jump to conclusions—talk to her first.
See also: conclusion, jump, to
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

jump to conclusions

 and leap to conclusions
Fig. to judge or decide something without having all the facts; to reach unwarranted conclusions. (See also rush to conclusions.) Now don't jump to conclusions. Wait until you hear what I have to say. Please find out all the facts so you won't leap to conclusions.
See also: conclusion, jump, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

jump to a conclusion

Form an opinion or judgment hastily, as in Wait till you have the facts; don't jump to a conclusion. [c. 1700]
See also: conclusion, jump, to
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

jump to conclusions

COMMON If someone jumps to conclusions, they decide too quickly that something is true, when they do not know all the facts. Forgive me. I shouldn't be jumping to conclusions. Note: You can also say that someone jumps to a conclusion. I didn't want her to jump to the conclusion that the divorce was in any way her fault. Note: People sometimes use leap instead of jump. The medical establishment was careful not to leap to conclusions.
See also: conclusion, jump, to
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

jump (or leap) to conclusions (or the conclusion that)

form an opinion hastily, before you have learned or considered all the facts.
See also: conclusion, jump, to
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

jump/leap to conˈclusions

make a decision about somebody/something too quickly, before you know or have thought about all the facts: There you go again — jumping to conclusions. Wait till you hear my side of the story!
See also: conclusion, jump, leap, to
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

jump to conclusions, to

To draw inferences too hastily from insufficient evidence. Also put in the singular (to jump to a conclusion), this cliché dates from about 1700.
See also: jump, to
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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