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re·bound 1

 (rē′bound′, rĭ-)
v. re·bound·ed, re·bound·ing, re·bounds
v.intr.
1. To spring or bounce back after hitting or colliding with something.
2. To recover, as from depression or disappointment.
3. To reecho; resound.
4. Basketball To retrieve and gain possession of the ball as it bounces off the backboard or rim after an unsuccessful shot.
v.tr.
1. To cause to rebound.
2. Basketball To gain possession of (the ball) off the backboard or rim.
n. (rē′bound′, rĭ-bound′)
1. A springing or bounding back; a recoil.
2.
a. Sports A rebounding or caroming ball or hockey puck, especially coming off of a goalie who has blocked a shot.
b. Basketball The act or an instance of taking possession of a rebounding ball.
3. A quick recovery from or reaction to disappointment or depression: He is on the rebound following a tumultuous breakup.

[Middle English rebounden, from Old French rebondir : re-, re- + bondir, to leap; see bound1.]

re·bound′er n.

re·bound 2

 (rē-bound′)
v.
Past tense and past participle of rebind.

rebound

vb (intr)
1. to spring back, as from a sudden impact
2. to misfire, esp so as to hurt the perpetrator: the plan rebounded.
n
3. the act or an instance of rebounding
4. on the rebound
a. in the act of springing back
b. informal in a state of recovering from rejection, disappointment, etc: he married her on the rebound from an unhappy love affair.
[C14: from Old French rebondir, from re- + bondir to bound2]

re•bound

(v. rɪˈbaʊnd, ˈriˈbaʊnd; n. ˈriˌbaʊnd, rɪˈbaʊnd)

v.i.
1. to bound or spring back from force of impact.
2. to recover, as from ill health or discouragement.
3. Basketball. to gain hold of rebounds.
v.t.
4. to cause to bound back; cast back.
5. Basketball. to gain hold of (a rebound).
n.
6. the act of rebounding; recoil.
7. Basketball. an instance of seizing the ball off the backboard or rim.
Idioms:
on the rebound,
a. (of a bounced ball) while still in the air.
b. in an attempt to replace a recently lost relationship, esp. a romance: to marry on the rebound.
[1300–50; Middle English (v.) < Middle French rebondir= Old French re- re- + bondir to bound2]

rebound


Past participle: rebounded
Gerund: rebounding

Imperative
rebound
rebound
Present
I rebound
you rebound
he/she/it rebounds
we rebound
you rebound
they rebound
Preterite
I rebounded
you rebounded
he/she/it rebounded
we rebounded
you rebounded
they rebounded
Present Continuous
I am rebounding
you are rebounding
he/she/it is rebounding
we are rebounding
you are rebounding
they are rebounding
Present Perfect
I have rebounded
you have rebounded
he/she/it has rebounded
we have rebounded
you have rebounded
they have rebounded
Past Continuous
I was rebounding
you were rebounding
he/she/it was rebounding
we were rebounding
you were rebounding
they were rebounding
Past Perfect
I had rebounded
you had rebounded
he/she/it had rebounded
we had rebounded
you had rebounded
they had rebounded
Future
I will rebound
you will rebound
he/she/it will rebound
we will rebound
you will rebound
they will rebound
Future Perfect
I will have rebounded
you will have rebounded
he/she/it will have rebounded
we will have rebounded
you will have rebounded
they will have rebounded
Future Continuous
I will be rebounding
you will be rebounding
he/she/it will be rebounding
we will be rebounding
you will be rebounding
they will be rebounding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rebounding
you have been rebounding
he/she/it has been rebounding
we have been rebounding
you have been rebounding
they have been rebounding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rebounding
you will have been rebounding
he/she/it will have been rebounding
we will have been rebounding
you will have been rebounding
they will have been rebounding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rebounding
you had been rebounding
he/she/it had been rebounding
we had been rebounding
you had been rebounding
they had been rebounding
Conditional
I would rebound
you would rebound
he/she/it would rebound
we would rebound
you would rebound
they would rebound
Past Conditional
I would have rebounded
you would have rebounded
he/she/it would have rebounded
we would have rebounded
you would have rebounded
they would have rebounded

rebound

Ball that bounces back into play off the backboard or rim of the basket after an unsuccessful shot.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rebound - a movement back from an impactrebound - a movement back from an impact  
motion, movement - a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
bouncing, bounce - rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
resiliency, resilience - an occurrence of rebounding or springing back
carom, ricochet - a glancing rebound
2.rebound - a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration; "he is still on the rebound from his wife's death"
response, reaction - a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent; "a bad reaction to the medicine"; "his responses have slowed with age"
3.rebound - the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot
snap, grab, snatch, catch - the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
basketball, basketball game, hoops - a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
Verb1.rebound - spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
kick back, recoil, kick - spring back, as from a forceful thrust; "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"
bound off, skip - bound off one point after another
carom - rebound after hitting; "The car caromed off several lampposts"
bound, jump, leap, spring - move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
2.rebound - return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied"
recuperate, go back, recover - regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate"

rebound

verb
1. bounce, ricochet, spring back, return, resound, recoil His shot rebounded from a post.
2. misfire, backfire, recoil, boomerang Mia realised her trick had rebounded on her.

rebound

verb
1. To spring back after colliding with something:
2. To jerk backward, as a gun upon firing:
3. To send back the sound of:
noun
An act of bouncing or a bouncing movement:
Translations
يَرْتَد إلى
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kastes tilbage
endurkastast
atsimušusatšokus
atlēktatsisties
çarpıp gelmekgeri sekmek

rebound

[ˈriːbaʊnd]
A. N on the rebound (Sport) → de rebote
she hit the ball on the rebounddio al balón de rebote
she married him on the reboundse casó con él por despecho
B. [rɪˈbaʊnd] VIrebotar
rebound on VI + PREPestallar en la cara de

rebound

[rɪˈbaʊnd]
vi
[ball] → rebondir
(COMMERCE) [market, economy] → se redresser; [prices, currency] → remonter
[ˈriːbaʊnd] n
[ball] → rebond m
to hit a ball on the rebound → frapper une balle au rebond
(after failed relationship) [person] to be on the rebound → être sous le coup d'une déception amoureuse
to marry sb on the rebound → se marier avec qn à la suite d'une déception amoureuse
(COMMERCE) [prices] → remontée f; [economy, market] → reprise f, redressement m
to be on the rebound [prices] → être en train de remonter; [economy, business] → être en train de se redresser

rebound

vi (ball, bullet)zurückprallen, abprallen (against, off von); your methods will rebound on youIhre Methoden werden auf Sie zurückfallen
n (of ball, bullet)Rückprall m; (Baseball) → Rebound m; to hit a ball on the reboundden zurück- or abgeprallten Ball schlagen; she married him on the reboundsie heiratete ihn, um sich über einen anderen hinwegzutrösten

rebound

[n ˈriːbaʊnd; vb rɪˈbaʊnd]
1. n on the reboundper ripicca
2. vi (ball) → rimbalzare
rebound on vi + prepricadere su, ritorcersi contro

rebound

(riˈbaund) verb
to bounce back. The ball rebounded off the wall.
on the rebound (ˈriːbaund)
as (something) bounces back. He caught the ball on the rebound.

re·bound

n. rebote, regreso a una condición previa después que el estímulo inicial se suprime;
v. rebotar, repercutir.

rebound

n rebote m; — hypertension hipertensión f de rebote
References in classic literature ?
exclaimed Duncan, involuntarily shrinking from a shot which struck the rock at his side with a smart rebound.
These words should have touched Tom Driscoll, but if they did, that effect was obliterated by a stronger one--one which removed the heavy weight of fear which lay upon him, and gave his crushed spirit a most grateful rebound, and filled all his small soul with a deep sense of relief.
It had required no noticeable pause for this rush and rebound of feeling, before he answered, "But I think it is hardly an argument against a man's general strength of character that he should be apt to be mastered by love.
Mademoiselle de la Valliere, for Madame and, by rebound, for the king, was, for a moment, no more than the daughter of a man of a superior talent over dindes truffees.
The Victoria touched the ground several times, and rose again, but her rebound was diminishing in height and length.
Resistance to unjust dispraise had mingled with her feeling for him from the very first, and now in the rebound of her heart after her anguish the resistance was stronger than ever.
The narrow stair was so close to the door, too, that he stumbled at the very first; and shutting the door upon himself, by striking it with his foot, and causing it to rebound back heavily, he couldn't open it again.
His splendid body and health made new vitality, and he possessed all the resiliency and rebound of youth.
I shall rise to the surface many thousand times yet, and the harder the thrust that pushes me down, the more quickly I shall rebound, Smike.
But, he reflected, the bell might easily rebound from the wall and strike him; so he shifted his position to the steeple-door.
The next moment, close to the net, I saw a ball rebound in mid-air and empty space, and at the same instant, a score of feet away, Paul Tichlorne emitted a rainbow flash.
Aware of her enemy, Lady Tippins tries a youthful sally or two, and tries the eye- glass; but, from the impenetrable cap and snorting armour of the stoney aunt all weapons rebound powerless.