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Definitions for rebound
rɪˈbaʊnd, ˈriˈbaʊnd; ˈriˌbaʊnd, rɪˈbaʊndre·bound

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlashnoun

    a movement back from an impact

  2. reboundnoun

    a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration

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

  3. reboundverb

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

  4. bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochetverb

    spring back; spring away from an impact

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

  5. rally, reboundverb

    return to a former condition

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


  1. Reboundverb

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

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

  2. Reboundnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reboundverb

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

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

  2. Reboundverb

    to give back an echo

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

  3. Reboundverb

    to bound again or repeatedly, as a horse

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

  4. Reboundverb

    to send back; to reverberate

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

  5. Reboundnoun

    the act of rebounding; resilience

    Etymology: [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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rebound

    rē-bownd′, v.i. to bound or start back: to bound repeatedly: to recoil: to reverberate: to re-echo.—v.t. to repeat as an echo.—n. act of rebounding: recoil.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rebound in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rebound in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of rebound in a Sentence

  1. Mohamed Radwan:

    We're seeing a rebound as bargain hunters come in to take advantage of lower prices.

  2. Lee Hardman:

    They (Fed) are still on course to raise rates, but they will do that at a more gradual pace over the years ahead, a lot of people were looking for more attractive levels to buy the dollar after the recent strong moves, and the meeting provided that, so the rebound now makes perfect sense.

  3. Ed Al-Hussainy:

    From our perspective we are taking bites in other places because we don’t expect Treasury yields to rebound soon.

  4. Chang Chengwei:

    What we're seeing is just a technical rebound.

  5. Janet Yang:

    Sometimes, ignoring your investments can be a good thing. You're less likely to pull your money out after it loses 10 percent, and then you're still invested when the rebound comes.

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    repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentences, verses, etc.
    • A. epiphora
    • B. allogamy
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