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1. rebound

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • clear
  • cheer
  • arrive
  • attend

Etymology

  • rebondir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Rebound

  • ultrasound
  • propound
  • profound
  • expound
  • confound
  • compound
  • unwound
  • unsound
  • unbound
  • resound
  • renowned
  • redound
  • newfound
  • inbound
  • impound
  • astound
  • aground
  • surround
  • ground
  • frowned
  • drowned
  • crowned
  • browned
  • abound
  • wound
  • sound
  • round
  • 'round
  • pound
  • mound

Example sentences of the word rebound


1. Noun, singular or mass
Put on your safety goggles to protect your eyes against stucco rebound.

2. Verb, base form
Try to rebound as quickly as possible, going right into the next step-up.

Quotes containing the word rebound


1. May Light always surround you;Hope kindle and rebound you.May your Hurts turn to Healing;Your Heart embrace Feeling.May Wounds become Wisdom;Every Kindness a Prism.May Laughter infect you;Your Passion resurrect you.May Goodness inspire your Deepest Desires.Through all that you Reach For, May your arms Never Tire.
- D. Simone

2. The Motto of Champions: If you are hurt, you can suck it up and press on. If injured, you can rebound and return bigger and better...and continue to inspire!
- T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

2. rebound

noun. ['riːˈbaʊnd'] the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot.

Synonyms

  • basketball game
  • hoops
  • snatch
  • catch
  • grab
  • basketball

Antonyms

  • unbound
  • free
  • uncertain
  • unoriented

Etymology

  • rebondir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. rebound

noun. ['riːˈbaʊnd'] a movement back from an impact.

Synonyms

  • recoil
  • resilience
  • bouncing
  • repercussion
  • bounce
  • movement
  • ricochet
  • motion
  • carom
  • backlash

Antonyms

  • rise
  • attend to
  • stay in place
  • wane

Etymology

  • rebondir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. rebound

noun. ['riːˈbaʊnd'] a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration.

Synonyms

  • response

Antonyms

  • unconstipated
  • unsworn

Etymology

  • rebondir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. rebound

verb. ['riːˈbaʊnd'] return to a former condition.

Synonyms

  • recuperate
  • go back
  • recover

Antonyms

  • stop
  • stay
  • drop out
  • accept

Etymology

  • rebondir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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