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

3 senses of rebound

Sense 1
recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash -- (a movement back from an impact)
       => movement, motion -- (a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something)

Sense 2
rebound -- (a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration; "he is still on the rebound from his wife's death")
       => reaction, response -- (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")

Sense 3
rebound -- (the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot)
       => catch, grab, snatch, snap -- (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")

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

2 senses of rebound

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
rally, rebound -- (return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied")
       => recover, go back, recuperate -- (regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate")

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