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bounce

noun

1 bounce

The quality of a substance that is able to rebound.

synonym: bounciness.

Roget 546: untruth, falsehood, lie, story, thing that is not, fib, bounce, crammer, taradiddle, whopper; jhuth.    forgery, fabrication, invention; ... show more

Roget 884: boasting etc. v.; boast, vaunt, crake; pretense, pretensions; puff, puffery; flourish, fanfaronade; gasconade; ... show more

Roget 173: violence, inclemency, vehemence, might, impetuosity; boisterousness etc. adj.; effervescence, ebullition; turbulence, bluster; uproar, callithump [U.S.], ... show more

Roget 885: insolence; haughtiness etc. adj.; arrogance, airs; overbearance; domineering etc. v.; tyranny etc. 739.    ... show more



2 bounce

A light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards.

synonyms: bound, leap, leaping, saltation, spring.

Roget 277: recoil; reaction, retroaction; revulsion; bounce, rebound, ricochet; repercussion, recalcitration; kick, contrecoup [Fr.]; springing back etc. v.; ... show more

3 bounce

Rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts).

synonym: bouncing.

verb

1 bounce

Spring back; spring away from an impact:
— The rubber ball bounced.

synonyms: bound, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, spring, take a hop.

Roget 309: leap; jump up, jump over the moon; hop, spring, bound, vault, ramp, cut capers, trip, skip, dance, caper; ... show more

Roget 325: stretch, flex, extend, distend, be elastic etc. adj.; bounce, spring back etc. (recoil) 277.   

Roget 173: be violent etc. adj.; run high; ferment, effervesce; romp, rampage, go on a rampage; run wild, run amuck, run riot; break the peace; rush, ... show more

Dutch: veren, zwiepen

2 bounce

Hit something so that it bounces.

3 bounce

Move up and down repeatedly.

synonym: jounce.

Dutch: stuiteren

4 bounce

Come back after being refused.

Dutch: stuiteren

5 bounce

Leap suddenly.

6 bounce

Refuse to accept and send back.

7 bounce

Eject from the premises.


Moby thesaurus: AM signal, CRT spot, DM display, Doppler signal, FM signal, Highland fling, IF signal, IM display, RF amplifier, RF echoes, RF signal, RF stage, adaptability, airiness, and jump, animation, ax, backfire, backlash, backlashing ... show more.

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