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Definitions of bounce:
  • noun:   the quality of a substance that is able to rebound
  • noun:   rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
  • noun:   a light springing movement upwards or forwards
  • verb:   refuse to accept and send back
    Example: "Bounce a check"
  • verb:   come back after being refused
    Example: "The check bounced"
  • verb:   hit something so that it bounces
    Example: "Bounce a ball"
  • verb:   eject from the premises
    Example: "The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club"
  • verb:   spring back; spring away from an impact
    Example: "The rubber ball bounced"
  • verb:   move up and down repeatedly
  • verb:   leap suddenly
    Example: "He bounced to his feet"

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