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resile

[ ri-zahyl ]

verb (used without object)

, re·siled, re·sil·ing.
  1. to spring back; rebound; resume the original form or position, as an elastic body.
  2. to shrink back; recoil.


resile

/ rɪˈzaɪl /

verb

  1. intr to spring or shrink back; recoil or resume original shape


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Derived Forms

  • reˈsilement, noun
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Other Words From

  • re·silement noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of resile1

1520–30; < Middle French resilir < Latin resilīre to spring back; resilient
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Word History and Origins

Origin of resile1

C16: from Old French resilir , from Latin resilīre to jump back, from re- + salīre to jump
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Example Sentences

Resile′ment; Resil′ience, Resil′iency, act of springing back or rebounding.

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