Associations to the word «Rebound»


REBOUND, noun. The recoil of an object bouncing off another.
REBOUND, noun. A return to health or well-being; a recovery.
REBOUND, noun. An effort to recover from a setback.
REBOUND, noun. A romantic partner with whom one begins a relationship (or the relationship one begins) for the sake of getting over a previous, recently-ended romantic relationship.
REBOUND, noun. (sports) The strike of the ball after it has bounced off a defending player, the crossbar or goalpost.
REBOUND, noun. (basketball) An instance of catching the ball after it has hit the rim or backboard without a basket being scored, generally credited to a particular player.
REBOUND, verb. To bound or spring back from a force.
REBOUND, verb. To give back an echo.
REBOUND, verb. (figuratively) To jump up or get back up again.
REBOUND, verb. (transitive) To send back; to reverberate.
REBOUND, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of rebind
REBOUND RELATIONSHIP, noun. (idiomatic) A relationship proceeding a longterm relationship, usually short in duration and used to help mend the "broken heart".
REBOUND TENDERNESS, noun. (medicine) Pain felt upon removal of pressure on the abdomen

Dictionary definition

REBOUND, noun. A movement back from an impact.
REBOUND, noun. A reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration; "he is still on the rebound from his wife's death".
REBOUND, noun. The act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot.
REBOUND, verb. Spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide".
REBOUND, verb. Return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied".

Wise words

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