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rebound

 
Noun rebound has 3 senses
  1. recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash - a movement back from an impact
    --1 is a kind of movement, motion
    --1 has particulars:
     bounce, bouncing; resilience, resiliency; ricochet, carom
    Derived form: verb rebound1
  2. rebound - a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration; "he is still on the rebound from his wife's death"
    --2 is a kind of
    reaction, response
    Derived form: verb rebound2
  3. rebound - the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot
    --3 is a kind of
    catch, grab, snatch, snap
    --3 is a part of basketball, basketball game, hoops
Verb rebound has 2 senses
  1. bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet - spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
    --1 is one way to jump, leap, bound, spring
    Derived form: noun rebound1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  2. rally, rebound - return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied"
    --2 is one way to recover, go back, recuperate
    Derived form: noun rebound2
    Sample sentences:
    The stock market is going to rebound
    The business is going to rebound
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