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    bounce

    bounce - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bounce

    Definition
    (noun) the quality of a substance that is able to rebound
    Synonyms : bounciness
    Definition
    (noun) a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    Synonyms : bound , leap , leaping , saltation , spring
    Definition
    (noun) rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
    Synonyms : bouncing
    Definition
    (verb) spring back; spring away from an impact
    Example Sentence
    • The rubber ball bounced
    • These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide
    Definition
    (verb) hit something so that it bounces
    Example Sentence
    • bounce a ball
    Definition
    (verb) move up and down repeatedly
    Synonyms : jounce
    Definition
    (verb) come back after being refused
    Example Sentence
    • the check bounced
    Definition
    (verb) leap suddenly
    Example Sentence
    • He bounced to his feet
    Definition
    (verb) refuse to accept and send back
    Example Sentence
    • bounce a check
    Definition
    (verb) eject from the premises
    Example Sentence
    • The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club
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