Synonyms for spring

Synonyms for (noun) spring

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: spring

Definition: a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed

Usage: the spring was broken

Similar words: elastic device

Definition: any flexible device that will return to its original shape when stretched


Synonyms: spring, springiness, give

Definition: the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length

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: spring

Definition: a point at which water issues forth

Similar words: root, rootage, source, beginning, origin

Definition: the place where something begins, where it springs into being

Usage: the Italian beginning of the Renaissance; Jupiter was the origin of the radiation; Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River; communism's Russian root


Synonyms: spring, fountain, natural spring, outflow, outpouring

Definition: a natural flow of ground water

Similar words: geological formation, formation

Definition: (geology) the geological features of the earth


Synonyms: spring, springtime

Definition: the season of growth

Usage: the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring; he will hold office until the spring of next year

Similar words: time of year, season

Definition: one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions

Usage: the regular sequence of the seasons

Synonyms for (verb) spring

Synonyms: spring

Definition: develop suddenly

Usage: The tire sprang a leak

Similar words: grow, get, acquire, produce, develop

Definition: come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)

Usage: He grew a beard; The patient developed abdominal pains; I got funny spots all over my body; Well-developed breasts


Synonyms: spring

Definition: produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly

Usage: He sprang these news on me just as I was leaving

Similar words: unwrap, expose, give away, reveal, let on, let out, break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge

Definition: make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

Usage: The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold; The actress won't reveal how old she is; bring out the truth; he broke the news to her; unwrap the evidence in the murder case


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: 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?

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: spring, form, take form, take shape

Definition: develop into a distinctive entity

Usage: our plans began to take shape

Similar words: become

Definition: come into existence

Usage: What becomes has duration