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Antonyms for spring
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spring, springtime(noun)

    the season of growth

    "the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring"; "he will hold office until the spring of next year"

    Synonyms:
    natural spring, give, springtime, bounce, saltation, bound, leaping, springiness, fountain, outflow, leap, outpouring

  2. spring(noun)

    a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed

    "the spring was broken"

    Synonyms:
    natural spring, give, springtime, bounce, saltation, bound, leaping, springiness, fountain, outflow, leap, outpouring

  3. spring, fountain, outflow, outpouring, natural spring(noun)

    a natural flow of ground water

    Synonyms:
    leakage, run, leak, fountain, escape, onslaught, give, bound, discharge, springiness, springtime, efflux, leap, flood, fount, gush, saltation, bounce, barrage, jet, natural spring, bombardment, overflow, leaping, outpouring, effluence, flush, outflow

  4. spring(noun)

    a point at which water issues forth

    Synonyms:
    natural spring, give, springtime, bounce, saltation, bound, leaping, springiness, fountain, outflow, leap, outpouring

  5. give, spring, springiness(noun)

    the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length

    Synonyms:
    natural spring, bound, give, outpouring, bounce, saltation, springtime, leaping, springiness, fountain, outflow, leap

  6. leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce(verb)

    a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

    Synonyms:
    dancing, bounciness, dance, fountain, bounds, edge, terpsichore, give, bound, springiness, springtime, leap, saltation, bounce, natural spring, boundary, leaping, bouncing, outpouring, limit, outflow, jump

  7. jump, leap, bound, spring(verb)

    move forward by leaps and bounds

    "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"

    Synonyms:
    start, jumpstart, rise, jump out, jump off, throttle, climb up, restrict, stick out, trammel, stand out, take form, alternate, derail, form, jump-start, ricochet, border, skip, recoil, reverberate, startle, rebound, parachute, confine, pass over, leap, restrain, skip over, jump, take a hop, chute, bounce, resile, bound, limit, leap out, take shape

  8. form, take form, take shape, spring(verb)

    develop into a distinctive entity

    "our plans began to take shape"

    Synonyms:
    rebound, constitute, recoil, mould, imprint, form, bound, take form, work, leap, mold, ricochet, bounce, take a hop, take shape, organize, forge, resile, shape, reverberate, make, organise, jump

  9. bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet(verb)

    spring back; spring away from an impact

    "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"

    Synonyms:
    forswear, rally, throttle, echo, quail, restrict, funk, ring, abjure, trammel, retract, take form, backfire, flinch, form, wince, ricochet, shrink, recoil, border, resound, cringe, rebound, reflect, backlash, confine, leap, restrain, squinch, reverberate, jump, take a hop, kick back, bounce, resile, bound, limit, kick, take shape, jounce, recant

  10. spring(verb)

    develop suddenly

    "The tire sprang a leak"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, rebound, take shape, form, take form, bounce, bound, ricochet, take a hop, jump, leap, reverberate, resile

  11. spring(verb)

    produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly

    "He sprang these news on me just as I was leaving"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, rebound, take shape, form, take form, bounce, bound, ricochet, take a hop, jump, leap, reverberate, resile

Wiktionary

  1. spring(noun)

    Antonyms:
    neap tide

    Synonyms:
    fount, bounciness, impetus, bounce, resilience, impulse, springiness, elasticity, source

  2. spring(verb)

    The source of an action

    Antonyms:
    neap tide

    Synonyms:
    fount, springiness, bounce, resilience, chubby, elasticity, stiffy, source, woody, impetus, hard-on, bounciness, boner, impulse

  3. spring(noun)

    Traditionally the first of the four seasons of the year in temperate regions, in which plants spring from the ground and trees come into blossom, following winter and preceding summer.

    He sprang up from his seat.

    Antonyms:
    neap tide

    Synonyms:
    jump, bound, leap, boner, stiffy, woody, impulse, chubby, hard-on, source, resilience, bounce, springiness, bounciness, fount, impetus, elasticity

  4. spring(verb)

    Meteorologically, the months of March, April and May in the northern hemisphere (or September, October and November in the southern).

    Antonyms:
    neap tide

    Synonyms:
    boner, impulse, fount, bounciness, source, springiness, elasticity, impetus, woody, bounce, stiffy, chubby, hard-on, resilience

  5. spring(noun)

    The astronomically delineated period from the moment of vernal equinox, approximately March 21 in the northern hemisphere to the moment of the summer solstice, approximately June 21. (See for other variations.)

    Antonyms:
    neap tide

    Synonyms:
    spring loose, release, let out, free, chubby, impetus, woody, elasticity, boner, resilience, bounce, hard-on, bounciness, stiffy, impulse, fount, springiness, source

  6. spring(noun)

    Spring tide; a tide of greater-than-average range, that is, around the first or third quarter of a lunar month, or around the times of the new or full moon.

    Antonyms:
    neap tide

    Synonyms:
    impetus, chubby, boner, source, springiness, fount, resilience, hard-on, woody, bounce, bounciness, stiffy, impulse, elasticity

  7. spring(noun)

    A place where water emerges from the ground.

    This water is bottled from the spring of the river.

    Antonyms:
    neap tide

    Synonyms:
    resilience, boner, woody, stiffy, chubby, impetus, bounce, bounciness, elasticity, hard-on, source, fount, springiness, impulse

  8. spring(noun)

    The property of a body of springing to its original form after being compressed, stretched, etc.

    Antonyms:
    neap tide

    Synonyms:
    impetus, bounciness, chubby, elasticity, boner, stiffy, impulse, bounce, resilience, woody, fount, hard-on, source, springiness

  9. spring(noun)

    A mechanical device made of flexible or coiled material that exerts force when it is bent, compressed or stretched.

    We jumped so hard the bed springs broke.

    Antonyms:
    neap tide

    Synonyms:
    stiffy, elasticity, boner, bounciness, fount, hard-on, bounce, impulse, woody, impetus, chubby, source, resilience, springiness

  10. spring(noun)

    A rope attaching the bow of a vessel to the stern-side of the jetty, or vice versa, to stop the vessel from surging.

    You should put a couple of springs onto the jetty to stop the boat moving so much.

    Antonyms:
    neap tide

    Synonyms:
    woody, hard-on, source, impetus, springiness, impulse, chubby, stiffy, boner, bounce, resilience, elasticity, bounciness, fount

  11. spring(noun)

    An erection of the penis.

    Synonyms:
    hard-on, chubby, impulse, springiness, woody, elasticity, bounce, stiffy, fount, source, impetus, bounciness, resilience, boner

    Antonyms:
    neap tide

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spring

    The Latin commencement is more formal than the Saxon beginning, as the verb commence, is more formal than begin. Commencement is for the most part restricted to some form of action, while beginning has no restriction, but may be applied to action, state, material, extent, enumeration, or to whatever else may be conceived of as having a first part, point, degree, etc. The letter A is at the beginning (not the commencement) of every alphabet. If we were to speak of the commencement of the Pacific Railroad, we should be understood to refer to the enterprise and its initiatory act; if we were to refer to the roadway we should say "Here is the beginning of the Pacific Railroad." In the great majority of cases begin and beginning are preferable to commence and commencement as the simple, idiomatic English words, always accurate and expressive. "In the beginning was the word," John i, 1. An origin is the point from which something starts or sets out, often involving, and always suggesting causal connection; as, the origin of evil; the origin of a nation, a government, or a family. A source is that which furnishes a first and continuous supply, that which flows forth freely or may be readily recurred to; as, the source of a river; a source of knowledge; a source of inspiration; fertile land is a source (not an origin) of wealth. A rise is thought of as in an action; we say that a lake is the source of a certain river, or that the river takes its rise from the lake. Motley wrote of "The Rise of the Dutch Republic." Fount, fountain, and spring, in their figurative senses, keep close to their literal meaning. Compare CAUSE.

    See synonyms for END.

    Synonyms:
    arising, beginning, commencement, fount, fountain, inauguration, inception, initiation, opening, origin, outset, rise, source, start

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spring(n)

    Synonyms:
    origin, source, fountain, beginning, rise

  2. spring(v)

    Antonyms:
    settle, alight, land, drop, arrive, issue, eventuate, end, terminate, debouch, disembogue

    Synonyms:
    leap, bound, jump, start, emerge, issue, proceed, originate, rise, emanate, germinate, burst, flow

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spring(n)

    Synonyms:
    leap, bound, saltation, vault, jump, resilience, elasticity, springiness, fount, fountain, source, cause, origin, motive, source, springtime, vernal season

  2. spring(n)

    Associated words:
    pegology

  3. spring(v)

    Synonyms:
    dart, shoot, bound, leap, jump, hop, vault, emerge, rise, arise, rebound, recoil, fly back, bend, warp, issue, emanate, originate, flow, arise

How to use spring in a sentence?

  1. Idris Elba:

    It's ironic that I've definitely reached a pinnacle in my acting space, which is amazing, but it means that I can't really take time out to concentrate on music, but next year, the whole of the spring through April, is dedicated to touring and putting out this Hiatus album alongside a string of tours.

  2. Bob Casey:

    I don’t think we’ll know anywhere near the full story until [Mueller] issues his report, i don’t know if that report will be in the spring or the summer.

  3. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    Look well into thyself there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.

  4. Rainer Maria Rilke:

    Everything is gestation and then bringing forth. To let each impression and each germ of feeling come to completion wholly in itself, in the dark, in the inexpressible, the unconscious, beyond the reach of one's own intelligence, and await with deep humility and patience the birth-hour of a new clarity: that alone is living the artist's life, in understanding and in creating. There is no measuring in time, no year matters, and ten years are nothing. Being an artist means, not reckoning and counting, but ripening like the tree which does not force its sap and stands confidence in the storms of spring without fear that after them may come no summer.”

  5. Nana Mensah:

    This is a very seismic moment, and someday I'm going to have a kid, and he or she or they are going to ask me what I did during the uprising of 2020, during the American spring.

How to pronounce spring?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say spring in sign language?

  1. spring

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