Textual thesaurus for "spring"

(noun) leap, leaping, saltation, bounce, bound

a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

(noun) springiness, give

the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length

(noun) fountain, natural spring, outflow, outpouring

a natural flow of ground water

(noun) springtime

the season of growth

the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring; he will hold office until the spring of next year

(verb) bounce, bound, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, take a hop

spring back; spring away from an impact

The rubber ball bounced; These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide

(verb) jump, leap, bound

move forward by leaps and bounds

The horse bounded across the meadow; The child leapt across the puddle; Can you jump over the fence?

(verb) form, take form, take shape

develop into a distinctive entity

our plans began to take shape