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KK Pronunciation

〔 sprIŋ 〕


〔 spriŋ 〕

Overview of noun spring

The noun spring has 6 senses

  • spring, springtime -- (the season of growth; "the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring"; "he will hold office until the spring of next year")

  • spring -- (a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed; "the spring was broken")

  • spring, fountain, outflow, outpouring, natural spring -- (a natural flow of ground water)

  • spring -- (a point at which water issues forth)

  • give, spring, springiness -- (the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length)

  • leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce -- (a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards)

Overview of verb spring

The verb spring has 5 senses

  • jump, leap, bound, spring -- (move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?")

  • form, take form, take shape, spring -- (develop into a distinctive entity; "our plans began to take shape")

  • bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet -- (spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide")

  • spring -- (develop suddenly; "The tire sprang a leak")

  • spring -- (produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly; "He sprang these news on me just as I was leaving")