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Synonyms for spring

Synonyms for spring

to move off the ground by a muscular effort of the legs and feet

to bound lightly

to move in a lively way

to have hereditary derivation

the act of jumping

a light bounding movement


a sudden lively movement

a basis for an action or a decision

the season of the year during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive

the time of life between childhood and maturity

of, occurring in, or characteristic of the season of spring


Synonyms for spring

a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed

a point at which water issues forth

the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length

Related Words

a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

develop into a distinctive entity

develop suddenly

produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly

References in classic literature ?
As soon as the Dragon has made himself fast to the spear, which you must thrust through his jaws, you must spring quickly from the iron horse and fasten the ends of the chains firmly to the ground with iron stakes, so that he cannot get away from them.
A light spring rain--elephant-rain they call it--drove across the Jungle in a belt half a mile wide, left the new leaves wet and nodding behind, and died out in a double rainbow and a light roll of thunder.
And the other children, when they saw that the Giant was not wicked any longer, came running back, and with them came the Spring.
Only the dead-looking evergreen firs dotted about in the forest, and this oak, refused to yield to the charm of spring or notice either the spring or the sunshine.
Peter came next spring cleaning; and the strange thing was that he never knew he had missed a year.
Bleeding and coughing, already stricken, he sprang at the elder and fought while life faded from him, his legs going weak beneath him, the light of day dulling on his eyes, his blows and springs falling shorter and shorter.
Four days later the grief-stricken mother herself went to the spring for water.
300-310) But near by was a sweet flowing spring, and there with his strong bow the lord, the son of Zeus, killed the bloated, great she-dragon, a fierce monster wont to do great mischief to men upon earth, to men themselves and to their thin- shanked sheep; for she was a very bloody plague.
There are times in spring when I sorter feel that I might have been a poet if I'd been caught young," remarked Captain Jim.
Perhaps on that spring morning when Adam and Eve were driven out of Eden Walden Pond was already in existence, and even then breaking up in a gentle spring rain accompanied with mist and a southerly wind, and covered with myriads of ducks and geese, which had not heard of the fall, when still such pure lakes sufficed them.
The spring boxes for the verandah steps have been filled with pink and white and yellow tulips.
And then the almanac lied, and said that spring had come.
He was crying with sheer rage and eagerness as he circled back and forth for a chance to spring in.
Meanwhile spring came on, beautiful and kindly, without the delays and treacheries of spring,--one of those rare springs in which plants, beasts, and man rejoice alike.
There is to be a dance at The Springs Friday night.