|1.||[ verb ] spring back; spring away from an impact|
|Synonyms:||bounce spring bound ricochet reverberate recoil resile take_a_hop|
"The rubber ball bounced" "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
|Related terms:||jump kick_back carom skip leap bounce ricochet resilience|
|2.||[ noun ] (biology) a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration|
"he is still on the rebound from his wife's death"
|Related terms:||reaction rally|
|3.||[ verb ] return to a former condition|
"The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends" "The stock market rallied"
|4.||[ noun ] a movement back from an impact|
|Synonyms:||repercussion backlash recoil|
|Related terms:||movement bounce ricochet resilience bounce|
|5.||[ noun ] (sport,basketball) the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot|
|Related terms:||catch basketball|