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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun rebound:

reboundrecoilbacklashrepercussion

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb rebound:

reboundreverberaterecoilrallybouncespringbound
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Definition of the noun rebound

What does rebound mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: rebounds

  1. a movement back from an impact
  2. a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration
    • example: he is still on the rebound from his wife's death
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: reaction / response = a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
  3. the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot

Alternative definition of the noun rebound

noun

  1. The recoil of an object bouncing off another.
  2. A return to health or well-being; a recovery.
  3. An effort to recover from a setback.
  4. A romantic partner for the sake of getting over a recent relationship.
  5. [sports] The strike of the ball after it has bounced off a defending player, the crossbar or goalpost.
  6. [basketball] An instance of catching the ball after it has hit the rim or backboard without a basket being scored, generally credited to a particular player.

Specialised definition of the noun rebound

Glossary of sports

a ball that bounces back, particularly off a backboard or rim of the basket in basketball or off the goalkeeper or goalpost in hockey, football or a similar sport (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

an upward movement or a recovery, especially after a setback (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

the bouncing of the ball back from the basket ring or the back board following a shot. One differentiates between the offensive rebound (an offensive player takes on a position at the opponent's basket to catch the ball when it rebounds) and the defensive rebound (a defender secures the area around the basket). (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

Glossary of sports / basketball

an instance of catching the ball in the air after a missed shot has bounced off the backboard or the rim of the basket (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

a carom of the ball off the backboard after a missed shot

gaining possession of the ball after it has come off the backboard

when a player grabs a ball that is coming off the rim or backboard after a shot attempt

Glossary of sports / hockey / ice hockey

a loose puck that has bounced off the goaltender, the crossbar, or a goal post after a shot

a puck that bounces off the goalie's body or equipment

Definition of the adjective rebound

What does rebound mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. initiated just after the failure of something else.

Definition of the verb rebound

What does rebound mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: rebounded | rebounding | rebounds

  1. spring back; spring away from an impact
  2. return to a former condition
    • examples: The stock market is going to rebound | The business is going to rebound
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonym of rebound: rally
    • more generic terms: go back / recover / recuperate = regain a former condition after a financial loss

Alternative definition of the verb rebound

verb

  1. To bound or spring back from a force.
  2. [figuratively] To jump up or get back up again.
  3. past of rebind

Specialised definition of the verb rebound

Glossary of sports / basketball

to gain possession of the ball after it has come off the backboard

Films

  1. "Rebound" is a 2005 comedy film directed by Steve Carr and starring Martin Lawrence as a disgraced college basketball coach who returns to his old middle school to coach the boys' basketball team.
  2. "Rebound" is a 1931 drama film based on the play by Donald Ogden Stewart, written by Horace Jackson and directed by Edward H. Griffith.
  3. "Rebound" is a 2009 American film by Afdhere Jama set in San Francisco. The film follows the life of a young gay man who is dealing with the aftermath of a breakup.
  4. "Rebound" a.k.a. "Violent Moment" is a 1959 British drama film directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Lyndon Brook, Jane Hylton and Jill Browne. It was made as a B film for release on the lower-half of a double bill. It was the film editor Hayers' first film as director. It also marked the debut of Moira Redmond. It was released in the United States as Rebound.
  5. "Rebound" a.k.a. "Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault": Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault is a 1996 HBO television film about Earl Manigault, an American street basketball legendary player famous under his nickname of "The Goat.
  6. "Rebound" is a film.
    • country: United States of America
    • language: English Language
    • genre: Gay pornography
    • released on (14 years ago)

Character

Rebound is a fictional character from the 2014 film Life's a bitch.

Phrases with Rebound

  1. rebound tenderness
  2. Rebound Volleyball
  3. Rebound Relationship

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Rebound

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Google previewPsychology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

REM rebound is the lengthening and increasing frequency and depth of rapid eye movement sleep which occurs after periods of sleep deprivation. When people have been prevented from experiencing REM, they take less time than usual to ...

Google previewDiscovering Psychology, The Science of Mind (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

REM rebound: REM rebound is the lengthening and increasing frequency and depth of rapid eye movement sleep which occurs after periods of...

Rebound: A rebound is an undefined period following the break up of a romantic relationship.

Google previewExploring Psychology (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

REM rebound: REM rebound is the lengthening and increasing frequency and depth of rapid eye movement sleep which occurs after periods of...

Rebound: A rebound is an undefined period following the break up of a romantic relationship.

Google previewLiving Psychology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

REM rebound is the lengthening and increasing frequency and depth of REM sleep which occurs after periods of sleep deprivation. When people...

Google previewHydraulics of Sediment Transport (1984)

by Walter Hans Graf

An elastic rebound is the outcome of a collision; the result is ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Coaching Youth Basketball (2003)

by Bill Gutman, Tom Finnegan

Rebounding is a very important facet of the game for both the offensive and defensive teams. An offensive rebound gives the team another potential shot at the basket after a miss. A defensive rebound means that the offensive team did not ...

Google previewNutrition and Growth (2013)

by R. Shamir, D. Turck, M. Phillip

An early rebound is a risk factor for later overweight. Many fat chil- dren stay fat but, by contrast, an early AR is not associated with overweight in early life. These observations point out the existence of various BMI patterns associated with ...

Google previewBehavior Genetic Approaches in Behavioral Medicine (2013)

by J. Rick Turner, Lon Cardon, John K. Hewitt

ADIPOSITY REBOUND Adiposity rebound refers to the onset of a. FIGURE 3. Final developmental model of body fat in siblings. BMI measurements are shown as phenotypes (P), with genetic (FG) and within-family (Fs) influences.

Google previewAbernathy's Surgical Secrets (2008)

by Alden H. Harken

Rebound means inflammatory peritoneal irritation or peritonitis. Preop[erative] note The preoperative note is a checklist confirming that you and the patient are ready for the planned surgical procedure. Place this note in the Progress Notes: ...

Google previewSurgical Finals (2003)

Passing the Clinical by Gina R. Kuperberg, John Stuart Penton Lumley

Percussion rebound is a very valuable test as, gently performed, it can localise the point of maximal involvement, such as in childhood appendicitis. 3. Peritonism and peritonitis are signs of peritoneal inflammation and are accompanied by ...

Google previewPsychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals: An Integrative Approach (2015)

by R. Elliott Ingersoll, Carl F. Rak

They do however decrease REM sleep throughout the night and REM rebound is a possibility if a person is withdrawing from benzodiazepines ...

Google previewMTBE Remediation Handbook (2004)

by Ellen Moyer, Paul T. Kostecki

Rebound is an increase in contaminant concentration after pumping is temporarily or permanently discontinued. Rebound is primarily caused by the continued, equilibrium-driven, dissolution of contaminants into ground water after the ...

Google previewRobert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of Unendurable English (2011)

A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with commentary on lexicographers and linguists by Robert Hartwell Fiske

rebound Misused for redound. t "OPUIFS PCTUBDMF ...

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2016)

by Jeremy Butterfield

The image with the verb rebound is of something bouncing back, and with redound it is of a tide or wave flooding back (from Latin unda 'wave'). When circumstances rebound on someone they have a harmful effect on the person or people ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

rebound illusion In watching a moving object that stops abruptly, a tendency to falsely perceive that the object bounced back. rebound insomnia A tendency for people who have been on hypnotic medication to ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

REBOUND", v.m. v. a. U n. s. Fr. rebondir. Re and bound. To spring back ; be reverberated ; fly back in consequence of motion impressed and resisted by a gTeater power; reverberate : a reverberation. Whether it were a roaring voice of most ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Psychological Theories (2006)

by J.E. Roeckelein

HOLMES' REBOUND PHENOMENON/ EFFECT. = rebound phenomenon of Gordon Holmes = Holmes' phenomenon/sign = Gordon Holmes' rebound phenomenon. The Irish clinical neurologist ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Sports Studies (2010)

by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer Rolf

The rebound velocity components and spin then become: v0x 1⁄4 ...

Google previewLexicon of Psychiatry, Neurology, and the Neurosciences (2000)

by Frank J. Ayd

anxiety, rebound Marked, temporary increase in anxiety above baseline levels following abrupt...

Like rebound insomnia, rebound anxiety may be responsible for continued use and escalating doses of the anxiolytic.

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society, 3 Volume Set (2015)

by Dixons Chair in New Media and the Internet Interdepartmental Programme in Media and Communications Robin Mansell, Robin Mansell, Peng Hwa Ang, Charles Steinfield, Shenja van der Graaf, Pieter Ballon, Aphra Kerr, James D. Ivory, Sandra Braman, Dorothea Kleine, David J. Grimshaw

Triggering rebound effects: Rebound effects occur when efficiencies at the micro level (e.g., a product) do not necessarily translate into equivalent savings at the macro level (e.g., economy wide). For example, the nationwide application of a ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's American Sign Language Dictionary (2008)

by Elaine Costello

rebound front of the left side of the body, palms facing each other and fingers pointing forward, in a long smooth movement to in front of the right side of the body. reason n. A cause or motive: a good reason to be angry. Related ...

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Quotes about Rebound

Every great decision creates ripples--like a huge boulder dropped in a lake. The ripples merge, rebound off the banks in unforseeable ways. The heavier the decision, the larger the waves, the more uncertain the consequences. (Benjamin Disraeli)
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Scrabble value of R1E1B3O1U1N1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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