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Synonyms for bounce
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bounce, bounciness(noun)

    the quality of a substance that is able to rebound

    Synonyms:
    leaping, saltation, bounciness, spring, bound, bouncing, leap

    Antonyms:
    clear

  2. leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce(noun)

    a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

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

    Antonyms:
    clear

  3. bounce, bouncing(verb)

    rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)

    Synonyms:
    leaping, saltation, bounciness, spring, bound, bouncing, leap

    Antonyms:
    clear

  4. 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:
    spring, 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, resile, bound, limit, kick, take shape, jounce, recant

    Antonyms:
    clear

  5. bounce(verb)

    hit something so that it bounces

    "bounce a ball"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, bound, resile, take a hop, spring, reverberate, ricochet, rebound, jounce

    Antonyms:
    clear

  6. bounce, jounce(verb)

    move up and down repeatedly

    Synonyms:
    recoil, bound, resile, take a hop, spring, reverberate, ricochet, rebound, jounce

    Antonyms:
    clear

  7. bounce(verb)

    come back after being refused

    "the check bounced"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, bound, resile, take a hop, spring, reverberate, ricochet, rebound, jounce

    Antonyms:
    clear

  8. bounce(verb)

    leap suddenly

    "He bounced to his feet"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, bound, resile, take a hop, spring, reverberate, ricochet, rebound, jounce

    Antonyms:
    clear

  9. bounce(verb)

    refuse to accept and send back

    "bounce a check"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, bound, resile, take a hop, spring, reverberate, ricochet, rebound, jounce

    Antonyms:
    clear

  10. bounce(verb)

    eject from the premises

    "The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, bound, resile, take a hop, spring, reverberate, ricochet, rebound, jounce

    Antonyms:
    clear

Wiktionary

  1. bounce(noun)

    To return undelivered.

    Them pro-ballers got bounce!

    Synonyms:
    ups, mad ups

  2. bounce(noun)

    Synonyms:
    bouncing, bob, bobbing

  3. bounce(verb)

    To change the direction of motion after hitting an obstacle.

    The tennis ball bounced off the wall before coming to rest in the ditch.

    Synonyms:
    rebound, bounce back

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bounce(n.)

    Synonyms:
    knock, thump, sudden blow

  2. bounce(n.)

    Synonyms:
    bound, leap, jump, spring

  3. bounce(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] boast, vaunt, brag

  4. bounce(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] falsehood, lie, WHOPPER, bouncer

  5. bounce(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    bolt, leap or spring suddenly

  6. bounce(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    rebound, recoil

  7. bounce(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    knock, thump, beat

  8. bounce(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    thrust, drive against

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bounce(n)

    Synonyms:
    bound, leap, rebound, spring, discharge, dismissal

  2. bounce(v)

    Synonyms:
    spring, bound, rebound, recoil, discharge, dismiss

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bounce":

    rebound, jumpety-jump, jump, pounce

How to pronounce bounce?

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How to say bounce in sign language?

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How to use bounce in a sentence?

  1. El Aboudi:

    I'm so lucky that we have this tribe of people that love me and love my kids, but when it comes to making those decisions and trying to prioritize values and all those lessons, I don't have anybody to bounce those off of, and the weight of what the decisions cost my kids, it's just on me.

  2. Novak Djokovic:

    Credit to him for playing some solid, consistent tennis, always making me play an extra shot, luckily for me, I managed to bounce back, dig myself out of this hole I was in.

  3. John Manley:

    The market is sniffing out a bottom in the underlying commodity and we are seeing a bounce in energy stocks from having been oversold in the last month or so, it's in no one's interest for oil to go any lower; not in ours, or OPEC’s.

  4. Keith DeCoster:

    Unless there is some big wellspring in demand and unless there's a bounce-back in the core tenants - the financial and legal sector - we don't see where the demand is going to come from.

  5. Goldman Sachs:

    We continue to view a coordinated production cut as highly unlikely and ultimately self-defeating, despite the sharp bounce in oil prices, we do not expect such a cut will occur unless global growth weakens sharply from current levels, which is not our economists' forecast.


Translations for bounce

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  • وثب، ارتدادArabic
  • отскачане, подскачане, подскачам, отскачам, уволнениеBulgarian
  • botreCatalan, Valencian
  • hüpfen, Bounce, abprallen, auf und ab hüpfen, platzenGerman
  • rebote, rebotarSpanish
  • بالا و پایین انداختنPersian
  • kimmota, pomputtaa, [[tulla]] [[hylätty, ponnahtaa, hyppyyttää, kelvata, pomppiminen, pompinta, kimpoaminen, pompottaa, hyppely, ponnahdus, pomppu, pompata, hyppäyttää, [[olla]] [[katteeton]], hyppiä, bounssata, [[kirjoittaa]] [[katteeton]] [[shekki]], pomppiaFinnish
  • sauter, rebond, bondir, rebondirFrench
  • rimbalzo, rimbalzareItalian
  • バウンスJapanese
  • afketsen, bons, stuiteren, stuit, ketsen, terugsprongDutch
  • quicarPortuguese
  • отскакивать, подпрыгнуть, отскочить, подпрыгиватьRussian
  • studs, studsaSwedish
  • 弹跳Chinese

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