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Overview of noun bounce

The noun bounce has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) bounce, bounciness

(the quality of a substance that is able to rebound)

2. (1) leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce

(a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards)

3. bounce, bouncing

(rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts))


Overview of verb bounce

The verb bounce has 7 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (13) bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet

(spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide")

2. (5) bounce

(hit something so that it bounces; "bounce a ball")

3. (4) bounce, jounce

(move up and down repeatedly)

4. (1) bounce

(come back after being refused; "the check bounced")

5. (1) bounce

(leap suddenly; "He bounced to his feet")

6. bounce

(refuse to accept and send back; "bounce a check")

7. bounce

(eject from the premises; "The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club")

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