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Dictionary definition for: Rebound

1. (n) a movement back from an impact

2. (v) spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced" "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"

3. (n) a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration; "he is still on the rebound from his wife''s death"

4. (v) return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends" "The stock market rallied"

5. (n) the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot

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