Definitions for reboundrɪˈbaʊnd, ˈriˈbaʊnd; ˈriˌbaʊnd, rɪˈbaʊnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash(noun)

    a movement back from an impact

  2. rebound(noun)

    a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration

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

  3. rebound(verb)

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

  4. bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet(verb)

    spring back; spring away from an impact

    "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"

  5. rally, rebound(verb)

    return to a former condition

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


  1. Rebound(v. i.)

    to recover, as from sickness, psychological shock, or disappointment.

  2. Rebound(n.)

    recovery, as from sickness, psychological shock, or disappointment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rebound(verb)

    to spring back; to start back; to be sent back or reverberated by elastic force on collision with another body; as, a rebounding echo

  2. Rebound(verb)

    to give back an echo

  3. Rebound(verb)

    to bound again or repeatedly, as a horse

  4. Rebound(verb)

    to send back; to reverberate

  5. Rebound(noun)

    the act of rebounding; resilience

  6. Origin: [Pref. re- + bound: cf. F. rebondir.]


  1. Rebound

    Rebound is a 2005 comedy film directed by Steve Carr and starring Martin Lawrence as a banished college basketball coach who returns to his old middle school team to coach. This was also Tara Correa's final film role. She was murdered in a gang shooting on October 25, 2005. The film was a critical and box office failure.

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