bounce

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbaʊns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/baʊns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bouns)


Inflections of 'bounce' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
bounces
v 3rd person singular
bouncing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
bounced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
bounced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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bounce

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. bounce [up and down, around]
  2. the ball bounced
  3. [it] bounced off [the wall, his face, the car]
  4. bounce a ball [off the, up and down]
  5. bounce up and down [with excitement, excitedly, with joy]
  6. bounce around [with excitement]
  7. bounce back [easily, confidently]
  8. bounce back from [defeat, failure, rejection, disappointment]
  9. [the team, the politician, her ex] bounced back
  10. bounce [a baby, a child, him] on your knee
  11. bounce [ideas, an idea, it] around
  12. bounce [ideas] around [a bit, a little, awhile]
  13. bounce [ideas] off of you
  14. young enough to bounce back from
  15. bounced a check
  16. bounced from the [club, party]
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