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1. bounce

verb. ['ˈbaʊns'] spring back; spring away from an impact.

Synonyms

  • resile
  • bound
  • rebound
  • recoil
  • jump
  • leap
  • kick
  • skip
  • ricochet
  • kick back
  • spring
  • carom
  • reverberate
  • bound off

Antonyms

  • admit
  • let
  • include
  • allow

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Words that Rhyme with Bounce

  • mispronounce
  • pronounce
  • renounce
  • denounce
  • trounce
  • flounce
  • crounse
  • announce
  • younce
  • pounce
  • mounce
  • counce

How do you pronounce bounce?

Pronounce bounce as baʊns.

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Example sentences of the word bounce


1. Noun, singular or mass
Face center and booty bounce with hands at your chest and elbows out to the side.

2. Verb, base form
Today, fishermen send these signals in the hopes that they will bounce of off that night's dinner.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Thrust your arms out and open your legs to the sides as you bounce on the ball.

Quotes containing the word bounce


1. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
- George S. Patton

2. I've learned in most areas of my life, to bounce heated choices off other people. Co-workers, my agent, my wife, a sponsor, etc. A majority of the time, that keeps me on the right side of things.
- Kurt Sutter

3. Every friendship goes through ups and downs. Dysfunctional patterns set in; external situations cause internal friction; you grow apart and then bounce back together.
- Mariella Frostrup

2. bounce

verb. ['ˈbaʊns'] hit something so that it bounces.

Synonyms

  • hit

Antonyms

  • stay
  • drop out

3. bounce

verb. ['ˈbaʊns'] move up and down repeatedly.

Synonyms

  • jounce
  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • permit
  • have
  • begin
  • switch on

4. bounce

noun. ['ˈbaʊns'] the quality of a substance that is able to rebound.

Synonyms

  • snap
  • elasticity

Antonyms

  • untreated
  • unconstipated
  • unsworn

5. bounce

noun. ['ˈbaʊns'] a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards.

Synonyms

  • capriole
  • saltation
  • bound
  • leap
  • jump
  • caper
  • pounce
  • jumping
  • spring

Antonyms

  • unbound
  • free
  • uncertain
  • unoriented

6. bounce

verb. ['ˈbaʊns'] leap suddenly.

Synonyms

  • leap
  • jump
  • spring

Antonyms

  • turn in
  • disappear
  • descend
  • linger

7. bounce

verb. ['ˈbaʊns'] come back after being refused.

Antonyms

  • go

8. bounce

noun. ['ˈbaʊns'] rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts).

Synonyms

  • recoil
  • bouncing
  • repercussion
  • backlash

Antonyms

  • rise
  • attend to
  • wane
  • decrease

9. bounce

verb. ['ˈbaʊns'] refuse to accept and send back.

Synonyms

  • turn down
  • refuse
  • pass up
  • reject

Antonyms

  • recede
  • ride
  • follow
  • fall

10. bounce

verb. ['ˈbaʊns'] eject from the premises.

Synonyms

  • exclude
  • boot out
  • chuck out
  • turf out
  • turn out

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • attend
  • autumnal equinox
  • enter
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