Synonyms for rebound

Synonyms for (noun) rebound

Synonyms: rebound

Definition: the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot

Similar words: grab, catch, snatch, snap

Definition: the act of catching an object with the hands

Usage: 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: rebound

Definition: a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration

Usage: he is still on the rebound from his wife's death

Similar words: reaction, response

Definition: a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent

Usage: a bad reaction to the medicine; his responses have slowed with age


Synonyms: recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash

Definition: a movement back from an impact

Similar words: motion, movement

Definition: a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

Synonyms for (verb) rebound

Synonyms: rally, rebound

Definition: return to a former condition

Usage: The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends; The stock market rallied

Similar words: go back, recover, recuperate

Definition: regain a former condition after a financial loss

Usage: We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90; The company managed to recuperate


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?