rebound

  1. verb
    return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied"
  2. verb
    spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
  3. noun
    a movement back from an impact
  4. noun
    the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot
  5. noun
    a reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration; "he is still on the rebound from his wife``s death"