how to pronounce rebound

/ɹiːˈbaʊnd/

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rebound is pronounced in two syllables

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ɹbaʊnd

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meanings of rebound

noun:

  1. 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.
  2. An effort to recover from a setback.
  3. The strike of the ball after it has bounced off a defending player, the crossbar or goalpost.
  4. The recoil of an object bouncing off another.
  5. A return to health or well-being; a recovery.
  6. 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.

verb:

  1. To send back; to reverberate.
  2. To jump up or get back up again.
  3. Simple past tense and past participle of rebind.
  4. To give back an echo.
  5. To bound or spring back from a force.

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