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spring

spring

 
pronunciation:
sprIng
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: springs, springing, sprang, sprung
definition: to jump up.
The dog sprang to catch the ball.
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synonyms:
hop, jump, leap
similar words:
bounce
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a curved piece of metal that returns to its original shape after you push it together or stretch it out.
A small spring in some pens makes the point go in and out.
 
definition 2: a flow of water from the earth.
We stopped in the woods to drink water from a spring.
definition 3: the season of the year between winter and summer.
derivation: springlike (adj.)
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