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(noun, verb)


There are 10 meanings of the word Bounce.

How to pronounce bounce:


Bounce - as a noun

The quality of a substance that is able to rebound

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A light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

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Rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)

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Bounce - as a verb

Spring back; spring away from an impact

Example: "The rubber ball bounced"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
bound8rebound10recoil8resile6reverberate16ricochet15spring9take a hop
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Hit something so that it bounces

Example: "Bounce a ball"

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Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Move up and down repeatedly

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Come back after being refused

Example: "The check bounced"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Leap suddenly

Example: "He bounced to his feet"

Refuse to accept and send back

Example: "Bounce a check"

Eject from the premises

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

Example Sentences

"She bounced the ball against the wall."
"The basketball bounced off the rim."
"He bounced the check which resulted in penalties."
"The tennis ball bounced twice before it reached the opponent."
"The beach ball bounced across the pool."
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Word Game Points

Is BOUNCE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, bounce is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BOUNCE has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is BOUNCE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, bounce is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BOUNCE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 14.

Is BOUNCE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, bounce is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BOUNCE has a WORDFEUD points total of 13.

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