"rebound" in the noun sense
1. recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash
a movement back from an impact
a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration
"he is still on the rebound from his wife's death"
the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot
"rebound" in the verb sense
1. bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet
spring back spring away from an impact
"The rubber ball bounced"
"These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
2. rally, rebound
return to a former condition
"The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"
"The stock market rallied"
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