verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- a ball that bounces off the backboard or the rim of the basket.
- an instance of gaining hold of such a ball.
GEE WHILLIKERS! WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Idioms for rebound
- after bouncing off the ground, a wall, etc.: He hit the ball on the rebound.
- after being rejected by another: She didn't really love him; she married him on the rebound.
Origin of rebound
Words nearby rebound
Example sentences from the Web for rebound
“A lot of the market rebound is based on the premise of continued stimulus,” Edward Jones’ Nela Richardson recently told Fortune.‘There’s going to be a selloff in the stock market’ if Congress doesn’t pass more stimulus|Lance Lambert|August 23, 2020|Fortune
Over the next two months, even with a slight rebound, spending remained more than 80% lower than it had been year over year.”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic|Max Willens|August 20, 2020|Digiday
They examined the performance of value compared to the overall market during six previous downturns and the rebounds that followed.The champ’s big comeback: Why beaten-down value stocks are poised to thrive|Shawn Tully|August 18, 2020|Fortune
Like bringing the ball up — you’ll see, I’ll grab that rebound, and the point guard’s telling me, you push the ball up.These 3 Breakout Stars Are Making The Most Of The WNBA Bubble|Howard Megdal|August 14, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
So, the order has to be buckle down, eight weeks, open school safely so that you don’t get a rebound and then everything should take off.
And maybe—just maybe—voter enthusiasm will rebound as a result.Time is Money: How to Fix Outrageous Political Spending|Jim Arkedis|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More and more Americans have jobs since the economy started to rebound.
Yet, even when rebound sex can add in the short-term to the heartbreak, it may actually have long-term benefits.
A new study confirms that rebound sex is real (of course), but suggests it may delay a post-breakup recovery.
Rebound sex can be more about distracting your heart than entertaining your body.
His movements had the elasticity of the panther; blows seemed to rebound from his body without doing him harm.Snnica|Vicente Blasco Ibez
It was a matter of common experience that gentlemen's hearts were thus caught on the rebound.The Divine Fire|May Sinclair
Moreover, the same amount of money put out in cash instead of time would in many cases have rebound it.Notes on Bookbinding for Libraries|John Cotton Dana
Now came the rebound, and with shaky nerves I had to face discovery and certain punishment.Prester John|John Buchan
By this time, however, the usual influences had begun to work; the moral revulsion had carried far, and the rebound had come.Following the Color Line|Ray Stannard Baker
British Dictionary definitions for rebound
verb (rɪˈbaʊnd) (intr)
- in the act of springing back
- informal in a state of recovering from rejection, disappointment, etche married her on the rebound from an unhappy love affair
Word Origin for rebound
Idioms and Phrases with rebound
see on the rebound.