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English noun: rebound

1. rebound (event) a movement back from an impact


Synonymsbacklash, recoil, repercussion


Broader (hypernym)motion, movement


Narrower (hyponym)bounce, bouncing, carom, resilience, resiliency, ricochet

2. rebound (act) a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration


SamplesHe is still on the rebound from his wife's death.


Broader (hypernym)reaction, response

3. rebound (act) the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot


Broader (hypernym)catch, grab, snap, snatch


Part meronymbasketball, basketball game, hoops


English verb: rebound

1. rebound (motion) spring back; spring away from an impact


SamplesThe rubber ball bounced.
These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide.


Synonymsbounce, bound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, spring, take a hop


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)bound, jump, leap, spring


Narrower (hyponym)bound off, carom, kick, kick back, recoil, skip

2. rebound (change) return to a former condition


SamplesThe jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends.
The stock market rallied.


ExamplesThe stock market is going to rebound , The business is going to rebound


Synonymsrally


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)go back, recover, recuperate









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