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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

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How to use bounce in a sentence?

  1. Dan Gainor:

    Bringing ‘ The Cosby Show ’ to Bounce might do well in the ratings, at least for a little while, but is The Cosby Show ' worth the loss of sponsors who ’ll flee the network because Bill Cosby don’t want Bill Cosby brand to be associated with a company that profits from the ‘ humor ’ of a serial rapist ? media Research Center's easy to forget now, but Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier were among the first black actors who gained widespread acceptance.

  2. Greg McKenna:

    Moves, the like of which we saw in Brent and to a lesser extent WTI last night, are often followed by some sort of bounce the following day or session.

  3. Scott Crowe:

    You're seeing some stocks get a nice technical bounce right now, but we aren't playing the stock market.

  4. 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.

  5. Nicholas Smith:

    We're seeing a really nice bounce today as lots of people close their short positions but that doesn't necessarily mean we've seen the bottom, it's tough to know when a panic is going to subside but it does look like we're starting to get there.

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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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