1. of or relating to Jews or their culture or religion

    Synonyms : judaic


  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


  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


  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


  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


  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


  1. in a judicious manner

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


  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


  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


  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