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Synonyms for bounce
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Wiktionary

  1. bounceverb

    A talent for leaping.

    Them pro-ballers got bounce!

    Synonyms:
    mad ups, ups

  2. bouncenoun

    Synonyms:
    bob, bobbing, bouncing

  3. bounceverb

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bounce, bouncinessnoun

    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, bouncenoun

    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, bouncingverb

    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, ricochetverb

    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. bounceverb

    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, jounceverb

    move up and down repeatedly

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

    Antonyms:
    clear

  7. bounceverb

    come back after being refused

    "the check bounced"

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

    Antonyms:
    clear

  8. bounceverb

    leap suddenly

    "He bounced to his feet"

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

    Antonyms:
    clear

  9. bounceverb

    refuse to accept and send back

    "bounce a check"

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

    Antonyms:
    clear

  10. bounceverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bouncenoun

    Synonyms:
    knock, thump, sudden blow

  2. bouncenoun

    Synonyms:
    bound, leap, jump, spring

  3. bouncenoun

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] boast, vaunt, brag

  4. bouncenoun

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

  5. bounceverb

    Synonyms:
    bolt, leap or spring suddenly

  6. bounceverb

    Synonyms:
    rebound, recoil

  7. bounceverb

    Synonyms:
    knock, thump, beat

  8. bounceverb

    Synonyms:
    thrust, drive against

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bouncenoun

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

  2. bounceverb

    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. Finance Minister Hoshiyar Zebari:

    The most important thing is to secure it (Ramadi) because Daesh can bounce back.

  2. Ioannis Hatzis:

    For one entire year of operation, some hotels did not open so this is obviously affecting their books, any corporation that tried to grow in the past years and has actually increased debt will not be able to service it if tourism does not bounce back.

  3. John Ing:

    You've got a bounce with the energy stocks after days of gloomy news, though it's probably more bargain hunting than anything else, our view is we're still heading for further weakness in energy prices.

  4. Barry Schwartz:

    After you have a blowout day like you did yesterday and then you had eight days in a row prior to that of dropping, one has to wonder if it is a dead-cat bounce or one has to wonder if there is follow-through, and so I can understand the market being tentative today.

  5. Congressman Lou Barletta of Pennsylvania:

    It is good that they are reaching out to members here, to get policy ideas, and bounce ideas off.


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