- 1 [intransitive] rebound (from/off something) to bounce back after hitting something The ball rebounded off the rim and Schultz dunked it in.
- 2[intransitive] rebound (on somebody) (formal) if something that you do rebounds on you, it has an unpleasant effect on you, especially when the effect was intended for someone else synonym backfire
- 3[intransitive] (business) (of prices, etc.) to rise again after they have fallen synonym bounce back Share prices rebounded after Friday's losses.
NAmE//rɪˈbaʊnd//, NAmE//ˈribaʊnd//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rebound
he / she / it rebounds
past simple rebounded
-ing form rebounding