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JOG (jogged, jogging)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does jog mean? 

JOG (noun)
  The noun JOG has 3 senses:

1. a sharp change in direction
2. a slow pace of running
3. a slight push or shake

  Familiarity information: JOG used as a noun is uncommon.


JOG (verb)
  The verb JOG has 6 senses:

1. continue talking or writing in a desultory manner
2. even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing
3. run for exercise
4. run at a moderately swift pace
5. give a slight push to
6. stimulate to remember

  Familiarity information: JOG used as a verb is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


JOG (noun)


Sense 1jog [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A sharp change in direction

Classified under:

Nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes

Context example:

there was a jog in the road

Hypernyms ("jog" is a kind of...):

angular shape; angularity (a shape having one or more sharp angles)


Sense 2jog [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A slow pace of running

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

lope; trot; jog

Hypernyms ("jog" is a kind of...):

locomotion; travel (self-propelled movement)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "jog"):

dogtrot (a steady trot like that of a dog)


Sense 3jog [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A slight push or shake

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

nudge; jog

Hypernyms ("jog" is a kind of...):

push; pushing (the act of applying force in order to move something away)


JOG (verb)


Sense 1jog [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Continue talking or writing in a desultory manner

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

jog; ramble; ramble on

Context example:

This novel rambles on and jogs

Hypernyms (to "jog" is one way to...):

carry on; continue; go on; proceed (continue talking)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


Sense 2jog [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

even up; jog; square up

Hypernyms (to "jog" is one way to...):

square (position so as to be square)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 3jog [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Run for exercise

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context example:

jog along the canal

Hypernyms (to "jog" is one way to...):

run (move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time)

Domain category:

athletics; sport (an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue jog


Sense 4jog [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Run at a moderately swift pace

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

trot; clip; jog

Hypernyms (to "jog" is one way to...):

run (move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


Sense 5jog [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give a slight push to

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Hypernyms (to "jog" is one way to...):

nudge; poke at; prod (to push against gently)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something


Sense 6jog [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Stimulate to remember

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

jog my memory

Hypernyms (to "jog" is one way to...):

provoke; stimulate (provide the needed stimulus for)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s somebody


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