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Another word for spring

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Verb
  1. To move off the ground by a muscular effort of the legs and feet

      1. An arched structure, usually of masonry or concrete, serving to cover a space.
      2. An arched overhead covering, such as the sky, that resembles the architectural structure in form.
      3. A room or space, such as a cellar or storeroom, with arched walls and ceiling, especially when underground.
      1. To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
      2. To move quickly or suddenly:
      3. To change quickly or abruptly from one condition or subject to another:
      1. To propel oneself upward or over a distance in single quick motion or series of such motions.
      2. To move suddenly and in one motion:
      3. To move involuntarily, as in surprise:
      1. A light portable barrier over which competitors must leap in certain races.
      2. A race in which a series of such barriers must be jumped without the competitors' breaking their stride.
      3. A leaping step made off one foot as means of maximizing spring at the end of an approach, as to a dive.
    See also:

    rise

    move

  2. To bound lightly

      1. A going from one place to another; a journey.
      2. A stumble or fall.
      3. A maneuver causing someone to stumble or fall.
      1. To move rapidly along a surface, usually with frequent light contacts or changes of direction; skip or glide quickly:
      2. To fish by drawing a lure or baited hook over the surface of the water with a skipping movement.
      3. To cause to skitter.
      1. To move by hopping on one foot and then the other.
      2. To leap lightly about.
      3. To bounce over or be deflected from a surface; skim or ricochet:
      1. To move with light bounding skips or leaps.
      2. To move quickly or be busily active:
      3. To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
    See also:

    move

  3. To move in a lively way

      1. To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
      2. To move quickly or suddenly:
      3. To change quickly or abruptly from one condition or subject to another:
      1. To propel oneself upward or over a distance in single quick motion or series of such motions.
      2. To move suddenly and in one motion:
      3. To move involuntarily, as in surprise:
      1. To leap forward or upward; spring.
      2. To progress by forward leaps or springs.
      3. To bounce; rebound.
      1. To rebound after having struck an object or a surface.
      2. To move jerkily; bump:
      3. To bound:
    See also:

    move

  4. To have as a source

    See also:

    start

  5. To have hereditary derivation

      1. A point or matter of discussion, debate, or dispute:
      2. A matter of public concern:
      3. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
      1. To move from a higher to a lower place; come or go down.
      2. To slope, extend, or incline downward:
      3. To be related by genetic descent from an individual or individuals in a previous generation:
      1. To obtain or receive from a source:
      2. To produce or obtain (a compound) from another substance by chemical reaction.
      3. To trace the origin or development of (a word).
  6. To set at liberty

    See also:

    free

Noun
  1. The quality or state of being flexible

    See also:

    flexible

  2. The act of jumping

      1. An arched structure, usually of masonry or concrete, serving to cover a space.
      2. An arched overhead covering, such as the sky, that resembles the architectural structure in form.
      3. A room or space, such as a cellar or storeroom, with arched walls and ceiling, especially when underground.
      1. To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
      2. To move quickly or suddenly:
      3. To change quickly or abruptly from one condition or subject to another:
      1. To propel oneself upward or over a distance in single quick motion or series of such motions.
      2. To move suddenly and in one motion:
      3. To move involuntarily, as in surprise:
    See also:

    rise

    move

  3. A light bounding movement

      1. To move by hopping on one foot and then the other.
      2. To leap lightly about.
      3. To bounce over or be deflected from a surface; skim or ricochet:
      1. To move with light bounding skips or leaps.
      2. To move quickly or be busily active:
      3. To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
    See also:

    move

  4. A sudden lively movement

      1. To propel oneself quickly upward or a long way; spring or jump:
      2. To move quickly or suddenly:
      3. To change quickly or abruptly from one condition or subject to another:
      1. To propel oneself upward or over a distance in single quick motion or series of such motions.
      2. To move suddenly and in one motion:
      3. To move involuntarily, as in surprise:
      1. To leap forward or upward; spring.
      2. To progress by forward leaps or springs.
      3. To bounce; rebound.
      1. To rebound after having struck an object or a surface.
      2. To move jerkily; bump:
      3. To bound:
    See also:

    move

  5. A basis for an action or a decision

      1. The basis or motive for an action, decision, or conviction:
      2. A declaration made to explain or justify action, decision, or conviction:
      3. A fact or cause that explains why something exists or has occurred:
      1. An emotion, desire, physiological need, or similar impulse that acts as an incitement to action.
      2. A motif in art, literature, or music.
      3. Causing or able to cause motion:
      1. The act or process of motivating:
      2. The state of being motivated:
      3. Something that motivates; an inducement, reason, or goal:
      1. The solid surface of the earth.
      2. The floor of a body of water, especially the sea.
      3. Soil; earth:
      1. The producer of an effect, result, or consequence.
      2. The one, such as a person, event, or condition, that is responsible for an action or result.
      3. A basis for an action or response; a reason:
    See also:

    start

  6. The initial stage of a developmental process

    See also:

    start

  7. The season of the year during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive

    See also:

    time

  8. The time of life between childhood and maturity

    See also:

    youth

Adjective
  1. Of, occurring in, or characteristic of the season of spring

    See also:

    time

Another word for spring

Noun
  1. A fountain

  2. The season between winter and summer

  3. Origin

      1. An artificially created jet or stream of water.
      2. A structure, often decorative, from which a jet or stream of water issues.
      3. A spring, especially the source of a stream.
      1. A basin for holding baptismal water in a church.
      2. A receptacle for holy water; a stoup.
      3. The oil reservoir in an oil-burning lamp.
      1. The act or process of bringing or being brought into being; a start:
      2. The time when something begins or is begun:
      3. The place where something begins or is begun:
      1. The producer of an effect, result, or consequence.
      2. The one, such as a person, event, or condition, that is responsible for an action or result.
      3. A basis for an action or response; a reason:
      1. A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
      2. The point of origin of a stream or river.
      3. One, such as a person or document, that supplies information:
    See also:

    origin