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  Definition of bounce
  1. a light springing movement upwards or forwards
  2. the quality of a substance that is able to rebound
  3. rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
  4. hit something so that it bounces; "bounce a ball"
  5. eject from the premises; "The ex-boxer''s job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club"
  6. spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
  7. move up and down repeatedly
  8. leap suddenly; "He bounced to his feet"
  9. refuse to accept and send back; "bounce a check"
  10. come back after being refused; "the check bounced"
Similar Words: leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounciness, bouncing, resile, take a hop, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet, jounce

 

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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