how to pronounce spring


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spring is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of spring in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… like the wind in spring stimulates in …”

meanings of spring


  1. To free from imprisonment, especially by facilitating an illegal escape.
  2. To cause to crack.
  3. (transitive, figuratively) To surprise by sudden or deft action.
  4. To have something crack.
  5. To emit, to spread.
  6. To cause to move energetically; (equestrianism) to cause to gallop, to spur.
  7. (transitive) To cause to burst forth.
  8. To put bad money into circulation.
  9. To arise, to come into existence.
  10. To come dramatically into view.
  11. Alternative form of strain.
  12. To shift quickly from one designated position to another.
  13. To burst into pieces, to explode, to shatter.
  14. To begin something.
  15. To cause to rise from cover.
  16. To gush, to flow suddenly and violently.
  17. To raise a last's toe.
  18. Alternative form of sprain.
  19. To rise from cover.
  20. To swell with milk or pregnancy.
  21. To inspire, to motivate.
  22. To raise a vessel's sheer.
  23. To appear, to dawn.
  24. To pay or spend a certain sum, to cough up.
  25. To cause to well up or flow out of the ground.
  26. To equip with springs, especially (of vehicles) to equip with a suspension.
  27. To catch in an illegal act or compromising position.
  28. To grow.
  29. To produce, provide, or place an item unexpectedly.
  30. To announce unexpectedly, to reveal.
  31. To be free of imprisonment, especially by illegal escape.
  32. To provide spring or elasticity.
  33. To gush, to flow out of the ground.
  34. To sprout, to grow,.
  35. To cause to become known, to tell of.
  36. To come upon and flush out.
  37. To cause to explode, to set off, to detonate.
  38. To deform owing to excessive pressure, to become warped; to intentionally deform in order to position and then straighten in place.
  39. To descend or originate from.
  40. To extend, to curve.
  41. To bring forth.
  42. To spend the springtime somewhere.
  43. To be born, descend, or originate from.
  44. To grow taller or longer.
  45. To breed with, to impregnate.
  46. To tell, to share.
  47. To turn a vessel using a spring attached to its anchor cable.
  48. To rise suddenly, (of tears) to well up.
  49. To reach maturity, to be fully grown.
  50. To make wet, to moisten.
  51. (intransitive) To burst forth.
  52. To cause to work or open by sudden application of pressure.
  53. To sound, to play.
  54. To find or get enough food during springtime.
  55. To act as a spring: to strongly rebound.
  56. To build, to form the initial curve of.
  57. To raise an offered price.
  58. To crack.
  59. To rise in social position or military rank, to be promoted.
  60. To become known, to spread.
  61. To go off.
  62. To move with great speed and energy; to leap, to jump; to dart, to sprint; of people: to rise rapidly from a seat, bed, etc.


  1. (countable) Something which causes others or another to spring forth or spring into action, particularly.
  2. An erection of the penis.
  3. A lively piece of music.
  4. Short for spring tide, the especially high tide shortly after full and new moons.
  5. An act of springing: a leap, a jump.
  6. A spray or body of water springing from the ground.
  7. (countable) The season of the year in temperate regions in which plants spring from the ground and into bloom and dormant animals spring to life. Spring is the time of the year most species reproduce.
  8. The time of something's growth; the early stages of some process.
  9. The period from the moment of vernal equinox (around March 21 in the Northern Hemisphere) to the moment of the summer solstice (around June 21); the equivalent periods reckoned in other cultures and calendars.
  10. A race, a lineage.
  11. (uncountable) Springiness: an attribute or quality of springing, springing up, or springing back, particularly.
  12. Elasticity: the property of a body springing back to its original form after compression, stretching, etc.
  13. A mechanical device made of flexible or coiled material that exerts force and attempts to spring back when bent, compressed, or stretched.
  14. A shoot, a young tree.
  15. A line from a vessel's end or side to its anchor cable used to diminish or control its movement.
  16. A line laid out from a vessel's end to the opposite end of an adjacent vessel or mooring to diminish or control its movement.
  17. The three months of March, April, and May in the Northern Hemisphere and September, October, and November in the Southern Hemisphere.
  18. (countable) Something which springs, springs forth, springs up, or springs back, particularly.
  19. A cause, a motive, etc.
  20. The rising of the sea at high tide.
  21. A youth.
  22. A crack which has sprung up in a mast, spar, or a plank or seam.
  23. The source from which an action or supply of something springs.
  24. Someone with ivory or peach skin tone and eyes and hair that are not extremely dark, seen as best suited to certain colors of clothing.
  25. A grove of trees; a forest.
  26. Elastic energy, power, or force.


  1. A surname​.
  2. Spring, the season of warmth and new vegetation following winter.


  1. The season of warmth and new vegetation following winter.

spring frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word spring occurs in english on average 140.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics spring can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that spring can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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