What is the meaning of "jump ship"?

The meaning of "jump ship" is:

to quit something

What is the definition of "jump ship"?

The definition of "jump ship" is:

to quit something


"jump ship" means

to quit something

Example Sentences:

After my company made many changes, I decided to jump ship and start looking for another job.

Sylvain decided to jump ship from the hockey team after the coach criticized him unfairly.

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