Rebound vs Bounceback - What's the difference?

rebound | bounceback |

As nouns the difference between rebound and bounceback

is that rebound is the recoil of an object bouncing off another while bounceback is a rebound.

As a verb rebound

is to bound or spring back from a force or rebound can be (rebind).



Etymology 1

From (etyl) rebondir.


(en noun)
  • The recoil of an object bouncing off another.
  • A return to health or well-being; a recovery.
  • I am on the rebound .
  • An effort to recover from a setback.
  • A romantic partner with whom one begins a relationship (or the relationship one begins) for the sake of getting over a previous, recently-ended romantic relationship.
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  • (sports) The strike of the ball after it has bounced off a defending player, the crossbar or goalpost.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2010 , date=December 28 , author=Kevin Darling , title=West Brom 1 - 3 Blackburn , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=The inevitable Baggies onslaught followed as substitute Simon Cox saw his strike excellently parried by keeper Bunn, with Cox heading the rebound down into the ground and agonisingly over the bar. }}
  • (basketball) An instance of catching the ball after it has hit the rim or backboard without a basket being scored, generally credited to a particular player.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To bound or spring back from a force.
  • * Sir Isaac Newton
  • Bodies which are absolutely hard, or so soft as to be void of elasticity, will not rebound from one another.
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  • , year=2012 , date=August 23 , author=Alasdair Lamont , title=Hearts 0-1 Liverpool , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Martin Kelly fired in a dangerous cross and the Hearts defender looked on in horror as the ball rebounded off him and into the net.}}
  • To give back an echo.
  • (figuratively) To jump up or get back up again.
  • (Alexander Pope)
  • To send back; to reverberate.
  • * Dryden
  • Silenus sung; the vales his voice rebound , / And carry to the skies the sacred sound.

    See also

    * bound (verb)

    Etymology 2

    see rebind


  • (rebind)
  • Anagrams





    (en noun)
  • A rebound
  • An economic recovery
  • An automated response to an email
  • See also

    * bounce back