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springs

noun
plural of spring

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an act of leaping into the air
  • the deer gave a sudden spring and disappeared into the woods

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2 a point or place at which something is invented or provided
  • the springs of this time-honored tradition run too deep to allow for easy explanation

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springs

verb
present tense third-person singular of spring

Synonyms & Antonyms of springs (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to come into existence
  • when it comes to love and romance, hope springs eternally

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2 to propel oneself upward or forward into the air
  • the cat sprang and pounced on the mouse

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3 to set free (as from slavery or confinement)
  • had to spend a night in jail until their lawyer could come to spring them

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“Springs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/springs. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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