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Synonyms for bounce

Synonyms for bounce

to spring back after colliding with something

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to move in a lively way

an act of bouncing or a bouncing movement

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a sudden lively movement

the ability to recover quickly from depression or discouragement

the act of ejecting or the state of being ejected

the act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed from employment

Synonyms for bounce

the quality of a substance that is able to rebound

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a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)

hit something so that it bounces

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move up and down repeatedly

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come back after being refused

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leap suddenly

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refuse to accept and send back

eject from the premises

References in periodicals archive ?
What happens when an electron wave bounces around inside a stadium-shaped cavity, in which a classical particle's motion would be chaotic?
To simulate hitting conditions, says Smith, "we fire the balls out of an air cannon [at 58 mph] against a northern white-ash wooden wall, which is the same material that baseball bats are made of." Their objective: Measure how much energy the balls retain when they bounce off the wall.
Girl guides from the 4th Wick Guides will host their Bounce for Poppyscotland on June 28 to give back to those who gave so much.
Teacher: OK, so it also depends what surface it bounces on, doesn't it?
"Bounce houses have become more popular every year, so injuries have skyrocketed."
On a previous occasion when the Telegraph interviewed people using it and looked at the science behind that bounce, one pedestrian Mac said: "It bounces all the time since I've been using it, which is about seven years.
Create a policy where you will remove an email after four or more "soft" bounces. You should also remove all emails after a "hard" bounce.
"We will be bouncing on 4x4ft boards that will automatically count our number of bounces in real time, so people can track our progress online."
His research team has been working for some time on internal changes related to battery discharge, and he wondered whether the changing bounces reflected an important change in the batteries.
There may not be enough second-stage pressure to keep the screw moving forward, so as the pressure drops to the second stage pressure, it bounces back a short distance.
The laws of the game stipulate that when a goalkeeper bounces a ball it is within his control and the strike should not have stood.
A person or a company's name will be placed on the CIR's blacklist if in the space of three months, three of their cheques bounced, irrespective of the amount, or if a cheque of over e1/42,000 bounces.
The event is the latest in a series of sponsored bounces being staged across the region by Yorkshire Cancer Research.
The bank recovery team hounds him and submits his security cheque in the bank where it bounces
** LOBBECKE, Eric (illus.) Jimmy Thompson (text) The Koala Bounces Back Random House, 2011 unpaged $19.95 ISBN 9781742750071 SCIS 1516315