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rebound

1 verb
     
Related topics: Finance, Baseball
re‧bound1
1 [intransitive] if a ball or other moving object rebounds, it moves quickly back away from something it has just hit [↪ ricochet]
rebound off
His shot on goal rebounded off the post.
2 [intransitive]BF if prices, values etc rebound, they increase again after decreasing [= recover]:
Share prices rebounded today after last week's losses.
3 [intransitive and transitive]DSB to catch a basketball after a player has tried but failed to get a point

rebound on/upon somebody

phrasal verb
if something bad or unpleasant you have done rebounds on you, it has a bad effect on you [= backfire]

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