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Verb1.spring up - come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose"
develop - be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest; "The plot developed slowly";
become - come into existence; "What becomes has duration"
resurge - rise again; "His need for a meal resurged"; "The candidate resurged after leaving politics for several years"
come forth, emerge - happen or occur as a result of something
come, follow - to be the product or result; "Melons come from a vine"; "Understanding comes from experience"
well up, swell - come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things); "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"
head - take its rise; "These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas"
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skjótast upp, birtast skyndilega
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vi (plant)hervorsprießen; (weeds)aus dem Boden schießen; (person)hoch- or aufspringen; (wind)aufkommen; (building, settlement)aus dem Boden schießen; (fig, suspicion, friendship) → erwachen, (plötzlich) entstehen; (firm, magazine)entstehen; (problem, rumour)auftauchen
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(spriŋ) past tense sprang (spraŋ) : past participle sprung (spraŋ) verb
1. to jump, leap or move swiftly (usually upwards). She sprang into the boat.
2. to arise or result from. His bravery springs from his love of adventure.
3. to (cause a trap to) close violently. The trap must have sprung when the hare stepped in it.
1. a coil of wire or other similar device which can be compressed or squeezed down but returns to its original shape when released. a watch-spring; the springs in a chair.
2. the season of the year between winter and summer when plants begin to flower or grow leaves. Spring is my favourite season.
3. a leap or sudden movement. The lion made a sudden spring on its prey.
4. the ability to stretch and spring back again. There's not a lot of spring in this old trampoline.
5. a small stream flowing out from the ground.
ˈspringy adjective
1. able to spring back into its former shape. The grass is very springy.
2. having spring. These floorboards are springy.
ˈspringiness noun
sprung (sprŋa) adjective
having springs. a sprung mattress.
ˈspringboard noun
1. a springy type of diving-board.
2. a board on which gymnasts jump before vaulting.
spring cleaning
thorough cleaning of a house etc especially in spring.
ˈspringtime noun
the season of spring.
spring up
to develop or appear suddenly. New buildings are springing up everywhere.
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