rebound has definitions from the fields of sport,basketball,biology
1
[ verb ] spring back; spring away from an impact

Examples

"The rubber ball bounced" "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"

Used in print

(Newark Evening News,...)

It can only rebound to Mr._Hughes ' discredit '' .

2
[ noun ] (biology) a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration

Examples

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

Related terms

reaction rally

3
[ verb ] return to a former condition

Synonyms

rally

Examples

"The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends" "The stock market rallied"

Related terms

recover

4
[ noun ] a movement back from an impact
5
[ noun ] (sport,basketball) the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot

Related terms

catch basketball

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