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A source of water, usually from a hole in the ground
A soft pad used on a bed or cushion for sleeping or resting
Plural for the season following winter
“In December, the stalks were closely garnished with flowers, and in the spring, when the flowers dropped off, they were succeeded by young plants.”
Plural for a coiled shape or device
“The spring broke because its iron was too poor to sustain the stress.”
Plural for the ability to spring back strongly, or the quality of being flexible
“I felt the sharp jabbing of a bed coil that had long lost its spring shove its way into my side.”
Plural for a sudden move or jump upwards or forwards
“With a spring, he jumped out of the alleyway and hoofed it back to his apartment.”
Plural for energy, liveliness or vigor
“He moseyed towards her with a noticeable spring in his step.”
Plural for a place where water or oil wells up from an underground source
“The hamlet is home to villagers who derive their drinking water from a spring high on the moors above the valley.”
Plural for the origin or a source of something
“The spring of this tradition is today a mighty river that renews peoples and cultures from all over the world.”
To occur or follow as the consequence of something
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“Hope, though, does spring from some unexpected corners.”
To move or jump suddenly or rapidly upwards or forwards
“They hid behind the doorway and listened, preparing to spring out and attack if needed.”
To move rapidly or suddenly from a constrained position
“The mouth of the trap was hidden by a mat that would spring back into place after the actor had passed through the floor.”
To proliferate or spread (quickly)
“Numerous hotels would begin to spring up all along the coast.”
To set free from captivity
“Micah had to spend a night in jail until Arthur arrived to spring him.”
To present or propose something suddenly or unexpectedly to (someone)
“He chose a November night in 1892 to spring his idea on the Intelligentsia of Paris with a speech at the Sorbornne.”
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