HyperDic: bounce

English > 10 senses of the word bounce:
VERBmotionbounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochetspring back
contactbouncehit something so that it bounces
motionbounce, jouncemove up and down repeatedly
possessionbouncecome back after being refused
motionbounceleap suddenly
possessionbouncerefuse to accept and send back
contactbounceeject from the premises
NOUNattributebounce, bouncinessthe quality of a substance that is able to rebound
actbounce, leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bounda light / light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
eventbounce, bouncingrebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
bounce > pronunciation
Soundsbaw'ns
Rhymesannounce ... trounce: 10 rhymes with awns...
English > bounce: 10 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of a substance that is able to rebound.
Synonymbounciness
Broaderelasticity, snapThe tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed
Spanishcapacidad de recuperación, vitalidad
Catalancapacitat de recuperació, vitalitat
Verbsbouncehit something so that it bounces
bouncespring back
English > bounce: 10 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA light / light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards.
Synonymsleap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound
Narrowercaper, caprioleA playful leap or hop
pounceThe act of pouncing
Broaderjump, jumpingThe act of jumping
Spanishbrinco, salto
Catalanbot, salt
English > bounce: 10 senses > noun 3, event
Meaningrebounding from an impact (or series of impacts).
Synonymbouncing
Broaderrecoil, repercussion, rebound, backlashA movement back from an impact
Spanishrebote
Adjectivesbouncyelastic
Verbsbouncespring back
bouncemove up and down repeatedly
English > bounce: 10 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningspring back; spring away from an impact.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The rubber ball bounced"
Synonymsresile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet
Narrowercaromrebound after hitting
kick back, recoil, kickspring back, as from a forceful thrust
skip, bound offbound off one point after another
Broaderjump, leap, bound, springMove forward by leaps and bounds
Spanishrebotar
Catalanrebotar, rebotre
Nounsbouncethe quality of a substance that is able to rebound
bouncerebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
English > bounce: 10 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaninghit something so that it bounces.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe children bounce the ball
Example"bounce a ball"
Narrowerbounce outbounce a ball so that it becomes an out
BroaderhitCause to move by striking
Spanishbotar, rebotar
Catalanbotar, rebotar
Nounsbouncethe quality of a substance that is able to rebound
English > bounce: 10 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove up and down repeatedly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThe balls bounce; These balls bounce easily
Synonymjounce
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishbotar, rebotar, sacudir, saltar
Catalanbotar, rebotar, saltar
Nounsbouncerebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
English > bounce: 10 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningCome back after being refused.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelThe checks bounce
Example"the check bounced"
Caused bybouncerefuse to accept and send back
BroaderreturnGo or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before
OppositeclearBe debited and credited to the proper bank accounts
Similar tobouncerefuse to accept and send back
Spanishrebotar
Catalanrebotar
English > bounce: 10 senses > verb 5, motion
Meaningleap suddenly.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"He bounced to his feet"
Broaderjump, leap, bound, springMove forward by leaps and bounds
Spanishabalanzarse, botar, rebotar
Catalanabalançar-se, botar, llançar-se, precipitar-se, rebotar, saltar
English > bounce: 10 senses > verb 6, possession
Meaningrefuse to accept and send back.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe banks bounce the check
Example"bounce a check"
Cause tobounceCome back after being refused
Broaderrefuse, reject, pass up, turn down, declineRefuse to accept
Similar tobounceCome back after being refused
Spanishrestituir, retornar
Catalanrestituir, retornar
English > bounce: 10 senses > verb 7, contact
MeaningEject from the premises.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club"
Broadereject, chuck out, exclude, turf out, boot out, turn output out or expel from a place
Nounsbouncera person whose duty is to throw troublemakers out of a bar or public meeting

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