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  Definition of rebound
  1. the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot
  2. a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration; "he is still on the rebound from his wife''s death"
  3. a movement back from an impact
  4. return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied"
  5. spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
Similar Words: recoil, repercussion, backlash, rally, bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, reverberate, ricochet

 

Hyponyms: bounce, bouncing, resilience, resiliency, ricochet, carom, kick back, recoil, kick, skip, bound off, glance

 

Part Meronyms: basketball, basketball game, hoops

 

Derivational Morphology: rally, bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet, carom, repercussion, backlash, leap, leaping, saltation, resilience, resiliency, bouncing, bounciness

 

Anagrams: bounder

 

 
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