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Definition of JOG

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Jog \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 touch, in order to give notice, to excite one's attention, or to warn. [1913 Webster]

              Now leaps he upright, jogs me, and cries: Do you see Yonder well-favored youth?            --Donne. [1913 Webster]

              Sudden I jogged Ulysses, who was laid Fast by my side.                      --Pope. [1913 Webster]

     2. To suggest to; to notify; to remind; to call the attention of; as, to jog the memory. [1913 Webster]

     3. To cause to jog; to drive at a jog, as a horse. See {Jog}, v. i. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

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, never to rot,
              While he might still jog on and keep his trot.
                                                    --Milton. [1913 Webster]

              The good old ways our sires jogged safely over. --R. Browning. [1913 Webster]

     2. To run at less than maximum speed; to move on foot at a pace between a walk and a run; to run at a moderate pace so as to be able to continue for some time; -- performed by people, mostly for exercise. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

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 in motion of from; a hitch; a break in the direction of a line or the surface of a plane. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster]

     3. A liesurely running pace. See {jog}[2], v. i. [PJC]

     {Jog trot}, a slow, regular, jolting gait; hence, a routine habit or method, persistently adhered to. --T. Hook. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

252 Moby Thesaurus words for "jog":
     agitate, amble, andante, assault, barge, bear, bear upon, bearing, bilge, blain, blaze, bleb, blister, blob, bob, bobble, boost, boss, bounce, bow, bowl along, bubble, buck, bulb, bulge, bull, bulla, bulldoze, bump, bump against, bunch, bundle, bunt, burl, butt, butt against, button, cahot, chatter, chine, claudication, cleft, clump, condyle, convex, cram, crawl, creep, crena, crowd, cut, dead march, depression, didder, dig, dither, dogtrot, dowel, drag, drive, droop, ear, elbow, falter, flange, flap, flick, flip, flirt, flounce, foot, footpace, footslog, force, funeral march, gait, gall, gallop, gash, gnarl, goad, grimace, hack, halt, handle, have an ague, head, hill, hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hop, hump, hunch, hurtle, hustle, incision, indentation, jab, jactitate, jag, jam, jar, jerk, jig, jigger, jigget, jiggle, jog trot, joggle, jolt, jostle, jounce, jump, kerf, knob, knot, knur, knurl, leisurely gait, limp, lip, lock step, loop, lumber, lumbering pace, lump, lunge, lurch, mince, mincing steps, mole, mountain, nevus, nick, nock, notch, nub, nubbin, nubble, nudge, pace, paddle, papilloma, peg, piaffe, piaffer, pile drive, plod, pluck, poke, prance, press, pressure, prod, punch, push, quake, quaver, quiver, rack, ram, ram down, rattle, rib, rictus, ridge, ring, roll, run, run against, sashay, saunter, score, scotch, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, shake, shamble, shiver, shock, shoulder, shove, shudder, shuffle, sidle, single-foot, skip, slink, slither, slog, slouch, slow march, slow motion, slowness, snake, snatch, spine, stagger, stalk, stamp, start, step, stomp, straddle, straggle, stress, stride, stroll, strolling gait, strut, stud, stump, style, sudden pull, swagger, swing, tab, tamp, thrust, tic, tittup, toddle, totter, traipse, tread, tremble, tremor, trip, trot, trudge, tubercle, tubercule, tweak, twitch, twitter, velocity, verruca, vesicle, vibrate, waddle, wale, walk, wamble, wart, welt, wiggle, wobble, wrench, yank, yerk

Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]

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