jump in prices
index inflation (decrease in value of currency)

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  • jump — [jump] vi. [< ?] 1. to move oneself suddenly from the ground, etc. by using the leg muscles; leap; spring 2. to be moved with a jerk; bob; bounce 3. to parachute from an aircraft 4. to move, act, or react energetically or eagerly: often with… …   English World dictionary

  • jump — vb Jump, leap, spring, bound, vault are comparable as verbs meaning to move suddenly through space by or as if by muscular action and as nouns designating an instance of such movement through space. All of these terms apply primarily to the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • jump — ▪ I. jump jump 1 [dʒʌmp] verb [intransitive] 1. to increase suddenly by a large amount: • Share prices jumped by almost 8% yesterday. • Imports jumped 12% to $5.6 billion. 2. jump ship to leave a company or organization, especially because it is… …   Financial and business terms

  • jump — jump1 [ dʒʌmp ] verb *** ▸ 1 move off ground ▸ 2 move because of shock ▸ 3 increase very quickly ▸ 4 move between ideas etc. ▸ 5 do something when told to ▸ 6 attack ▸ 7 not work smoothly ▸ 8 start car ▸ 9 (try to) have sex with ▸ + PHRASES 1. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jump — jumpable, adj. jumpingly, adv. /jump/, v.i. 1. to spring clear of the ground or other support by a sudden muscular effort; leap: to jump into the air; to jump out a window. 2. to rise suddenly or quickly: He jumped from his seat when she entered …   Universalium

  • jump — I. verb Etymology: probably akin to Low German gumpen to jump Date: 1530 intransitive verb 1. a. to spring into the air ; leap; especially to spring free from the ground or other base by the muscular action of feet and legs b. to move suddenly or …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jump*/*/*/ — [dʒʌmp] verb I 1) [I] to push your body off the ground using your legs The cat jumped up onto my lap.[/ex] The children were all jumping up and down and cheering.[/ex] 2) [I] to get a shock and suddenly move your body slightly because of this The …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • jump — /dʒʌmp/ noun a sudden rise ● a jump in the cost of living index ● There was a jump in unemployment figures in December. ■ verb to go up suddenly ● Oil prices have jumped since the war started. ● Share values jumped on the Stock Exchange …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Jump process — A jump process is a type of stochastic process that has large discrete movements (jumps), rather than small continuous movements. This concept is frequently used in finance. Various stochastic models are used to model the price movements of… …   Wikipedia

  • jump — [[t]dʒʌmp[/t]] v. i. 1) to spring clear of the ground or other support by a sudden muscular effort; leap 2) to move suddenly or quickly: to jump out of bed[/ex] 3) to move or jerk involuntarily, as from shock: I jumped when the firecracker… …   From formal English to slang

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