Definition of jog verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    jog

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//dʒɒɡ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dʒɑːɡ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they jog
    BrE BrE//dʒɒɡ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dʒɑːɡ//
     
    he / she / it jogs
    BrE BrE//dʒɒɡz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dʒɑːɡz//
     
    past simple jogged
    BrE BrE//dʒɒɡd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dʒɑːɡd//
     
    past participle jogged
    BrE BrE//dʒɒɡd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dʒɑːɡd//
     
    -ing form jogging
    BrE BrE//ˈdʒɒɡɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɑːɡɪŋ//
     
    Exercise
     
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  1. 1(also go jogging) [intransitive] to run slowly and steadily for a long time, especially for exercise I go jogging every evening. See related entries: Exercise
  2. 2[transitive] jog something/somebody to hit something lightly and by accident synonym nudge Someone jogged her elbow, making her spill her coffee. More Like This Consonant-doubling verbs bob, club, dub, grab, rub, sob, throb kid, nod, pad, plod, prod, shred, skid, thud beg, blog, bug, drag, drug, flag, hug, jog, log, mug, nag, plug bar, confer, infer, occur, prefer, refer, star, stir, transfer acquit, admit, allot, chat, clot, commit, jut, knit, pat, regret, rot, spot, submit (in British English:) appal, cancel, channel, control, counsel, enrol, equal, excel, fuel, fulfil, label, level, marvel, model, pedal, quarrel, signal, travelSee worksheet.
  3. Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘stab, pierce’): variant of jag ‘stab, pierce or prick’.Extra examples She decided to go jogging each morning. She was jogging on the spot to keep warm. They jogged steadily up the hill. He jogged down the path and into the lane. He jogged off in the direction of the lake. She usually jogs around her local park. They jogged slowly down the hill.Idioms
    jog somebody’s memory
     
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    to say or do something that makes somebody remember something Maybe these letters will help to jog your memory.
    Phrasal Verbsjog alongjog along
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