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To rebound or ricochet off something
“Snapper threw his stone and watched it bounce off the wall, leaving a small white mark at the impact site.”
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To jump repeatedly up and down, typically on something springy
“You can take a ride on the rollercoaster, or you can just take it easy and bounce around in the bouncy castle.”
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To walk or cavort with a spring in one's step
“I run and bounce excitedly through my tunnel of teammates in a moment that I feel is truly beautiful.”
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To move or travel with much jolting
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“As they warm up, the air molecules inside the balloon will begin to bounce around inside the balloon with increasing velocity.”
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To discharge from a job or position
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“Marston, who first gained fame when President Carter decided to bounce him from his post as U.S. attorney in Philadelphia, was back in the headlines last week.”
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To expel or send away, especially permanently
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“And out in the corridor, a couple of cops stood around, ready to bounce the drunks and the moochers.”
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To put forward for consideration
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“A conference call or round table would provide an opportunity to bounce a few ideas off everyone or open it up for general discussion.”
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(British, informal) To pressurize (someone) into doing something
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“Whether Felipe himself saw things the same way, we cannot know, but clearly Garcia Marquez was hoping to bounce him into supporting his long-term strategy.”
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To move (a baby or young child) up and down in a playful or affectionate way
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To go or move in an exaggeratedly impatient or angry manner
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To protrude or extend outwardly
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A rebound or ricochet of an object off a surface
“She would completely misjudge the bounce of the ball, swinging at it haphazardly and wildly.”
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The degree to which a material or substance can stretch or bend
“This reduces the amount of bounce in the back tire, providing a smoother, more efficient all-around ride.”
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The state or characteristic of being full of life, exuberance or energy
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“But there was no bounce and cheerfulness in her voice like there used to be.”
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The act of ordering or allowing someone to leave a place or position
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A quick movement, especially up and down
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An abrupt rough or violent movement
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A leaping movement towards or over something
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A strong rhythm in popular music
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The dismissing or refusing of a proposal, idea, etc
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An increase in quantity, size, or degree
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