jog Definition

  • 1run at a steady gentle pace, especially on a regular basis as a form of exercise
  • 2push or shake (something) slightly to and fro or up and down
  • 3nudge (someone) to draw their attention to something

Using jog: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "jog" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I jog every morning before work.

  • Example

    She jogged the baby gently to sleep.

  • Example

    He jogged my memory about the meeting we had last week.

jog Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for jog

Phrases with jog

  • jog someone's memory

    cause someone to remember something


    The photograph jogged her memory and she suddenly remembered where she had seen him before.

  • used to tell someone rudely to go away


    I told him to jog on when he asked me for money.

  • jog trot

    a slow, steady pace


    The horse moved along at a steady jog trot.

Origins of jog

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Summary: jog in Brief

To 'jog' [dʒɒɡ] is to run at a steady, gentle pace, often as a form of exercise. It can also mean to push or shake something slightly or to nudge someone's attention. Examples include 'I jog every morning before work' and 'He jogged my memory about the meeting we had last week.' Phrases include 'jog someone's memory,' which means to cause someone to remember something.

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