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bounce

noun

bounce

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bounce

  1. 1 to drive or force out the bar doesn't hesitate to bounce customers for getting rowdy Synonyms of bounce banish, boot (out), eject, cast out, chase, dismiss, drum (out), expel, extrude, kick out, oust, out, rout, run off, throw out, turf (out) [chiefly British], turn outWords Related to bounce deforce, deport, displace, dispossess, evict, exile, expatriate, ostracize, read out, shut out; ax (or axe), can, cashier, defenestrate, discharge, fire, muster out, pink-slip, release, remove, retire, sack, terminateNear Antonyms of bounce accept, admit, receive, take, take in; welcome; entertain, harbor, house, lodge, shelter

  2. 2 to strike and fly off at an angle most of my shots bounce off the rim of the basket Synonyms of bounce glance, carom, rebound, ricochet, skim, skipWords Related to bounce brush, graze, nudge, rake, shave, sweep; bump, contact, hit, kiss, touch; sideswipe; reflect

  3. 3 to let go from office, service, or employment I'll bounce you if I catch you talking that way again Synonyms of bounce ax (or axe), dismiss, can, cashier, discharge, fire, muster out, pink-slip, release, remove, retire, sack, terminate, turn offWords Related to bounce downsize, excess, furlough, lay off, trim; boot (out), chuck (out), drum (out), kick out, throw out, unseat; separateNear Antonyms of bounce keep; reemploy, rehire; contract, subcontract; recruitAntonyms of bounce employ, engage, hire, retain, sign (up or on), take on

  4. 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 Synonyms of bounce advance, propose, offer, pose, proffer, propound, suggest, voteWords Related to bounce move; nominate, recommend; present, submit, tender, trot out; file, lay, lodge; arrange, calculate, chart, contrive, cover, frame, map, plan, plot, shape

  5. 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 Synonyms of bounce skip, bound, hop, lollop, lope, tripWords Related to bounce caper, frisk, gambol, romp; skim, skitter; jump, leap, vaultNear Antonyms of bounce lumber, plod, trudge



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