Definitions for rebound

Definitions for (noun) rebound

Main entry: rebound

Definition: the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot

Main entry: rebound

Definition: a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration

Usage: he is still on the rebound from his wife's death

Main entry: recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash

Definition: a movement back from an impact

Definitions for (verb) rebound

Main entry: rally, rebound

Definition: return to a former condition

Usage: The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends; The stock market rallied

Main entry: 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

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