jog
I. verb (jogged; jogging) Etymology: probably alteration of shog Date: 1548 transitive verb 1. to give a slight shake or push to ; nudge 2. to rouse to alertness <
jogged his memory
>
3. to cause (as a horse) to go at a jog 4. to align the edges of (piled sheets of paper) by hitting or shaking against a flat surface intransitive verb 1. to move up and down or about with a short heavy motion <
his…holster jogging against his hip — Thomas Williams
>
2. a. to run or ride at a slow trot b. to go at a slow, leisurely, or monotonous pace ; trudgejogger noun II. noun Date: 1635 1. a slight shake ; nudge 2. a. a movement, pace, or instance of jogging (as for exercise) b. a horse's slow measured trot III. noun Etymology: probably alteration of 2jag Date: 1715 1. a. a projecting or retreating part (as of a line or surface) b. the space in the angle of a jog 2. a brief abrupt change in direction IV. intransitive verb (jogged; jogging) Date: 1953 to make a jog <
the road jogs to the right
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  • Jog — (j[o^]g), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jogged} (j[o^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Jogging} (j[o^]g g[i^]ng).] [OE. joggen; cf. W. gogi to shake, and also E. shog, shock, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. To push or shake with the elbow or hand; to jostle; esp., to push or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jog — steht für: Flughafen Yogyakarta in Indonesien als IATA Code Joint Operations Graphic, militärische Landkarten der NATO im Maßstab 1:250000 Jog steht für: einen sehr langsamen, mit kurzen Schritten ohne Schwebephase ausgeübten Trab im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jog — Jog, n. 1. A slight shake; a shake or push intended to give notice or awaken attention; a push; a jolt. [1913 Webster] To give them by turns an invisible jog. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. A rub; a slight stop; an obstruction; hence, an irregularity… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jog — Jog, v. i. 1. To move by jogs or small shocks, like those of a slow trot; to move slowly, leisurely, or monotonously; usually with on, sometimes with over. [1913 Webster] Jog on, jog on, the footpath way. Shak. [1913 Webster] So hung his destiny …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • JOG — steht für: Flughafen Yogyakarta in Indonesien als IATA Code Joint Operations Graphic, militärische Landkarten der NATO im Maßstab 1:250.000 Jog steht für: einen sehr langsamen, mit kurzen Schritten ohne Schwebephase ausgeübten Trab im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • jog — jog; jog·ger; jog·gler; jog·gle; …   English syllables

  • jog — jog1 [jäg] vt. jogged, jogging [ME joggen, to spur (a horse), var. of jaggen, to JAG1] 1. a) to give a little shake, shove, or jerk to b) to nudge 2. to shake up or revive (a person s memory) …   English World dictionary

  • jog — jóg jng. Poli̇̀cija paskélbė, jog ti̇̀krins kiekvi̇eną įtar̃tiną automobi̇̀lį …   Bendrinės lietuvių kalbos žodyno antraštynas

  • jog — vb *poke, prod, nudge Analogous words: *shake, agitate: *push, shove jog n poke, prod, nudge (see under POKE vb) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • jog — [v1] activate, push agitate, arouse, bounce, dig, hit, jab, jar, jerk, jiggle, joggle, jolt, jostle, jounce, nudge, press, prod, prompt, punch, remind, rock, shake, shove, stimulate, stir, suggest, whack; concepts 14,208 Ant. repress jog [v2] run …   New thesaurus

  • jog — ► VERB (jogged, jogging) 1) run at a steady, gentle pace, especially as a form of exercise. 2) (of a horse) move at a slow trot. 3) (jog along/on) continue in a steady, uneventful way. 4) nudge or knock slightly. 5) trigger; stimulate …   English terms dictionary

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