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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bounce, bounciness(noun)

    the quality of a substance that is able to rebound

    Synonyms:
    leaping, saltation, bounce, 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, bounce, 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, bounce, 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, bounce, 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, bounce, 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.

    Synonyms:
    ups, mad ups

  2. bounce(noun)

    Synonyms:
    bouncing, bob, bobbing

  3. bounce(verb)

    To change the direction of motion after hitting an obstacle.

    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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

rebound, jumpety-jump, jump, pounce


Translations for bounce

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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
  • afketsen, bons, stuiteren, stuit, ketsen, terugsprongDutch
  • quicarPortuguese
  • отскакивать, подпрыгнуть, отскочить, подпрыгиватьRussian
  • studs, studsaSwedish
  • 弹跳Chinese

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