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1. springboard

noun. ['ˈsprɪŋˌbɔrd'] a flexible board for jumping upward.

Synonyms

  • diving board

Antonyms

  • closing
  • arrive

Etymology

  • board (English)
  • bord (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spring (English)
  • springen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Springboard

  • aboveboard
  • baseboard
  • billboard
  • blackboard
  • broadsword
  • cardboard
  • checkerboard
  • chessboard
  • chipboard
  • clapboard
  • clavichord
  • clipboard
  • concord
  • concorde
  • containerboard
  • dartboard
  • dashboard
  • fiberboard
  • fibreboard
  • fingerboard

Sentences with springboard


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes about springboard


1. The truth is always an abyss. One must — as in a swimming pool — dare to dive from the quivering springboard of trivial everyday experience and sink into the depths, in order to later rise again — laughing and fighting for breath — to the now doubly illuminated surface of things.
- Franz Kafka

2. springboard

noun. ['ˈsprɪŋˌbɔrd'] a beginning from which an enterprise is launched.

Synonyms

  • beginning
  • commencement
  • point of departure
  • start

Antonyms

  • deactivation
  • ending
  • middle
  • end

Etymology

  • board (English)
  • bord (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spring (English)
  • springen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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