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  Words related to bounce

Related / Similar Words: leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounciness, bouncing, resile, take a hop, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet, jounce

 

Definition:
  • a light springing movement upwards or forwards;
  • the quality of a substance that is able to rebound;
  • rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts);
  • hit something so that it bounces; "bounce a ball";
  • eject from the premises; "The ex-boxer''s job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club";
  • spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide";
  • move up and down repeatedly;
  • leap suddenly; "He bounced to his feet";
  • refuse to accept and send back; "bounce a check";
  • come back after being refused; "the check bounced";

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    Hyponyms: caper, capriole, pounce, bounce out, kick back, recoil, kick, skip, bound off, carom, glance

     

    Derivational Morphology: jump, leap, bound, spring, resile, take a hop, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet, saltate, jounce, bounciness, bouncer, chucker-out, carom, repercussion, backlash, leaping, saltation, resilience, resiliency, bouncing

     

     
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