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bounce

noun

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bounce

verb

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1 to drive or force out
  • the bar doesn't hesitate to bounce customers for getting rowdy

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2 to strike and fly off at an angle
  • most of my shots bounce off the rim of the basket

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3 to let go from office, service, or employment
  • I'll bounce you if I catch you talking that way again

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4 to set before the mind for consideration
  • we bounced several script suggestions off the producers, but they weren't interested in any of them

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5 to move with a light springing step
  • the girl bounced excitedly alongside her parents as they hurried toward the entrance to the amusement park

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The first known use of bounce was in the 13th century

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“Bounce.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bounce. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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