verb, noun +verb[V] 1 ~ (from / off sth) to bounce back after hitting sth: The ball rebounded from the goalpost and Owen headed it in. 2 ~ (on sb) (formal) if sth that you do rebounds on you, it has an unpleasant effect on you, especially when the effect was intended for sb else Synonym: BACKFIRE 3 (business) (of prices, etc.) to rise again after they have fallen: Share prices rebounded after Friday's losses. +noun 1 (sport) a ball that hits sth and bounces back: Giggs headed the rebound into the net. 2 (in basketball) the act of catching the ball after a player has thrown it at the BASKET and has not scored a point 3 (especially business) a positive reaction that happens after sth negative: There are signs of an economic rebound. Idioms: on the rebound while you are sad and confused, especially after a relationship has ended: Paul left her and three months later she married Angus on the rebound. + They first met when he was on the rebound from a broken relationship.
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