Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bounce

3 senses of bounce

Sense 1
bounce, bounciness -- (the quality of a substance that is able to rebound)
       => elasticity, snap -- (the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed; "the waistband had lost its snap")

Sense 2
leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce -- (a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards)
       => jump, jumping -- (the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground; "he advanced in a series of jumps"; "the jumping was unexpected")

Sense 3
bounce, bouncing -- (rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts))
       => recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash -- (a movement back from an impact)

Antonyms of verb bounce

1 of 7 senses of bounce

Sense 4
bounce -- (come back after being refused; "the check bounced")
       Antonym of clear (Sense 7)
      => clear -- (be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts; "The check will clear within 2 business days")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bounce

7 senses of bounce

Sense 1
bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet -- (spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide")
       => jump, leap, bound, 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?")

Sense 2
bounce -- (hit something so that it bounces; "bounce a ball")
       => hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

Sense 3
bounce, jounce -- (move up and down repeatedly)
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 4
bounce -- (come back after being refused; "the check bounced")
       => return -- (go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before; "return to your native land"; "the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean")

Sense 5
bounce -- (leap suddenly; "He bounced to his feet")
       => jump, leap, bound, 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?")

Sense 6
bounce -- (refuse to accept and send back; "bounce a check")
       => refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline -- (refuse to accept; "He refused my offer of hospitality")

Sense 7
bounce -- (eject from the premises; "The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club")
       => eject, chuck out, exclude, turf out, boot out, turn out -- (put out or expel from a place; "The unruly student was excluded from the game")

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