john

  1. a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

    Synonyms : bathroom, can, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet
    Type Of : room
  2. youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)

    Synonyms : john lackland, king john
  3. a prostitute's customer

    Synonyms : trick, whoremaster, whoremonger
    Type Of : client, customer
  4. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation

    Synonyms : john the divine, john the evangelist, saint john, saint john the apostle, st. john, st. john the apostle
  5. the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament

    Synonyms : gospel according to john

juxtaposition

  1. the act of positioning close together (or side by side)

    Synonyms : apposition, collocation
    Type Of : location, placement, position, positioning, emplacement, locating
    Examples :
    • it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors
  2. a side-by-side position

    Type Of : place, position

jump

  1. bypass

    Synonyms : pass over, skip, skip over
    Type Of : miss, pretermit, leave out, drop, omit, neglect, overleap, overlook
  2. descent with a parachute

    Synonyms : parachuting
    Type Of : descent
  3. cause to jump or leap

    Synonyms : leap
    Examples :
    • the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop
  4. pass abruptly from one state or topic to another

    Synonyms : leap
    Type Of : shift, change, switch
    Examples :
    • jump to a conclusion
    • jump from one thing to another
  5. rise in rank or status

    Synonyms : climb up, rise
    Type Of : change
    Examples :
    • Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list
  6. run off or leave the rails

    Synonyms : derail
    Type Of : go, locomote, move, travel
  7. a sudden involuntary movement

    Synonyms : start, startle
    Type Of : inborn reflex, innate reflex, physiological reaction, instinctive reflex, unconditioned reflex, reflex response, reflex action, reflex
  8. go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions

    Synonyms : alternate
    Type Of : vary, alter, change
  9. move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm

    Synonyms : start, startle
    Type Of : move
  10. a sudden and decisive increase

    Synonyms : leap
    Type Of : increase
    Examples :
    • a jump in attendance
  11. an abrupt transition

    Synonyms : leap, saltation
    Type Of : transition
  12. start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery

    Synonyms : jump-start, jumpstart
    Type Of : start, start up
  13. move forward by leaps and bounds

    Synonyms : bound, leap, spring
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • Can you jump over the fence?
  14. jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute

    Synonyms : chute, parachute
    Type Of : dive, plunge, plunk
  15. be highly noticeable

    Synonyms : jump out, leap out, stand out, stick out
    Type Of : look, seem, appear
  16. the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

    Synonyms : jumping
    Type Of : propulsion, actuation
    Examples :
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected
  17. jump down from an elevated point

    Synonyms : jump off, leap
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • the parachutist didn't want to jump
    • every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge
  18. enter eagerly into

    Type Of : enter, participate
    Examples :
    • He jumped into the game
  19. (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another

    Type Of : transition
  20. increase suddenly and significantly

    Type Of : wax, climb, mount, rise
    Examples :
    • Prices jumped overnight
  21. make a sudden physical attack on

    Type Of : assault, set on, assail, attack
    Examples :
    • The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat

journalist

  1. someone who keeps a diary or journal

    Synonyms : diarist, diary keeper
    Type Of : writer
  2. a writer for newspapers and magazines

    Type Of : author, writer

jesus

  1. a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)

    Synonyms : christ, deliverer, good shepherd, jesus christ, jesus of nazareth, redeemer, savior, saviour, the nazarene

judiciously

  1. in a judicious manner

    Antonyms : injudiciously
    Examples :
    • let's use these intelligence tests judiciously

junkie

  1. someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

    Synonyms : addict, freak, junky, nut
    Type Of : enthusiast, partisan, partizan
    Examples :
    • a news junkie
  2. a narcotics addict

    Synonyms : drug addict, junky
    Type Of : addict

job

  1. a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee

    Synonyms : chore, task
    Type Of : duty
    Examples :
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
  2. a crime (especially a robbery)

    Synonyms : caper
    Type Of : robbery
    Examples :
    • the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis
  3. invest at a risk

    Synonyms : speculate
    Type Of : commit, place, put, invest
  4. the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

    Synonyms : business, line, line of work, occupation
    Type Of : activity
  5. arranged for contracted work to be done by others

    Synonyms : farm out, subcontract
    Type Of : employ, hire, engage
  6. a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved

    Synonyms : problem
    Type Of : difficulty
    Examples :
    • it is always a job to contact him
  7. a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply

    Synonyms : book of job
  8. a damaging piece of work

    Type Of : work
    Examples :
    • dry rot did the job of destroying the barn
    • the barber did a real job on my hair
  9. an object worked on; a result produced by working

    Type Of : product, production
    Examples :
    • he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right
  10. any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing

    Type Of : unfortunate, unfortunate person
  11. a workplace; as in the expression `on the job'

    Type Of : workplace, work
  12. (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit

    Type Of : applications programme, application program, application
  13. profit privately from public office and official business

    Type Of : chisel, cheat
  14. the performance of a piece of work

    Type Of : work
    Examples :
    • she did an outstanding job as Ophelia
    • he gave it up as a bad job
  15. the responsibility to do something

    Type Of : responsibility, duty, obligation
    Examples :
    • it is their job to print the truth
  16. work occasionally

    Type Of : work, do work
    Examples :
    • As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks
  17. a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him

journey

  1. the act of traveling from one place to another

    Synonyms : journeying
    Type Of : travelling, traveling, travel
  2. travel upon or across

    Synonyms : travel
    Type Of : travel, move, locomote, go
  3. undertake a journey or trip

    Synonyms : travel
    Type Of : trip, jaunt, travel

jot down

  1. write briefly or hurriedly; write a short note of

    Synonyms : jot
    Type Of : write