Synonyms for bounce

Synonyms for (noun) bounce

Synonyms: leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bounce, bound

Definition: a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

Similar words: jump, jumping

Definition: the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

Usage: he advanced in a series of jumps; the jumping was unexpected


Synonyms: bounce, bounciness

Definition: the quality of a substance that is able to rebound

Similar words: snap, elasticity

Definition: the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed

Usage: the waistband had lost its snap


Synonyms: bounce, bouncing

Definition: rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)

Similar words: recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash

Definition: a movement back from an impact

Synonyms for (verb) bounce

Synonyms: bounce

Definition: hit something so that it bounces

Usage: bounce a ball

Similar words: hit

Definition: cause to move by striking

Usage: hit a ball


Synonyms: bounce

Definition: eject from the premises

Usage: The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club

Similar words: exclude, boot out, chuck out, eject, turf out, turn out

Definition: put out or expel from a place

Usage: The unruly student was excluded from the game


Synonyms: spring, bounce, bound, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, take a hop

Definition: spring back; spring away from an impact

Usage: The rubber ball bounced; These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

Similar words: spring, jump, leap, bound

Definition: move forward by leaps and bounds

Usage: The horse bounded across the meadow; The child leapt across the puddle; Can you jump over the fence?


Synonyms: bounce, jounce

Definition: move up and down repeatedly

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: 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


Synonyms: bounce

Definition: leap suddenly

Usage: He bounced to his feet

Similar words: spring, jump, leap, bound

Definition: move forward by leaps and bounds

Usage: The horse bounded across the meadow; The child leapt across the puddle; Can you jump over the fence?


Synonyms: bounce

Definition: refuse to accept and send back

Usage: bounce a check

Similar words: turn down, decline, pass up, refuse, reject

Definition: refuse to accept

Usage: He refused my offer of hospitality


Synonyms: bounce

Definition: come back after being refused

Usage: the check bounced

Similar words: return

Definition: go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before

Usage: return to your native land; the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean