|1.||[ verb ] spring back; spring away from an impact|
|Synonyms:||spring ricochet bound rebound reverberate recoil resile take_a_hop|
"The rubber ball bounced" "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
|Related terms:||jump kick_back carom skip leap ricochet resilience|
|2.||[ verb ] hit something so that it bounces, as of a ball|
|Related terms:||hit bounce_out|
|3.||[ verb ] move up and down repeatedly|
|4.||[ noun ] (physics) the quality of a substance that is able to rebound|
|5.||[ verb ] leap suddenly|
"He bounced to his feet"
|6.||[ verb ] come back after being refused|
"the check bounced"
|Related terms:||clear return|
|7.||[ noun ] a light springing movement upwards or forwards|
|Synonyms:||leap leaping spring saltation bound|
|Related terms:||jump caper pounce jump jump|
|8.||[ verb ] refuse to accept and send back|
"bounce a check"
|9.||[ verb ] eject from the premises|
"The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club"
|Related terms:||expel bouncer|
|10.||[ noun ] rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)|