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Synonyms for spring

Synonyms for (noun) spring

Synonyms: leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bounce, bound Definition: a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

Similar words: jump, jumping Definition: the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground Usage: he advanced in a series of jumps; the jumping was unexpected

Synonyms: spring Definition: a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed Usage: the spring was broken

Similar words: elastic device Definition: any flexible device that will return to its original shape when stretched

Synonyms: spring, springiness, give Definition: the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length

Similar words: snap, elasticity Definition: the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed Usage: the waistband had lost its snap

Synonyms: spring Definition: a point at which water issues forth

Similar words: root, rootage, source, beginning, origin Definition: the place where something begins, where it springs into being Usage: the Italian beginning of the Renaissance; Jupiter was the origin of the radiation; Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River; communism's Russian root

Synonyms: spring, fountain, natural spring, outflow, outpouring Definition: a natural flow of ground water

Similar words: geological formation, formation Definition: (geology) the geological features of the earth

Synonyms: spring, springtime Definition: the season of growth Usage: the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring; he will hold office until the spring of next year

Similar words: time of year, season Definition: one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions Usage: the regular sequence of the seasons

Synonyms for (verb) spring

Synonyms: spring Definition: develop suddenly Usage: The tire sprang a leak

Similar words: grow, get, acquire, produce, develop Definition: come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes) Usage: He grew a beard; The patient developed abdominal pains; I got funny spots all over my body; Well-developed breasts

Synonyms: spring Definition: produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly Usage: He sprang these news on me just as I was leaving

Similar words: unwrap, expose, give away, reveal, let on, let out, break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge Definition: make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret Usage: The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold; The actress won't reveal how old she is; bring out the truth; he broke the news to her; unwrap the evidence in the murder case

Synonyms: spring, bounce, bound, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, take a hop Definition: spring back; spring away from an impact Usage: The rubber ball bounced; These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

Similar words: spring, jump, leap, bound Definition: move forward by leaps and bounds Usage: The horse bounded across the meadow; The child leapt across the puddle; Can you jump over the fence?

Synonyms: spring, jump, leap, bound Definition: move forward by leaps and bounds Usage: The horse bounded across the meadow; The child leapt across the puddle; Can you jump over the fence?

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: spring, form, take form, take shape Definition: develop into a distinctive entity Usage: our plans began to take shape

Similar words: become Definition: come into existence Usage: What becomes has duration