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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Rose, leapt, moved, or acted suddenly and swiftly; Released from a constrained position, as by resilient or elastic force

Usage examples (37)
  • Verb (used without object) : to spring into the air; a tiger about to spring. ,A trap springs. The door sprang open and in he walked. ,Blood sprang from the...
  • Verb (used with object) : to spring a lock. ,Moisture sprang the board from the fence. ,The ship sprang its keel on a rock. ,The boat sprang a leak....
  • Noun : There is a spring in his walk. ,This board has spring in it. ,mineral springs. ,a spring of inspiration. ,the spring of life
  • Adjective : spring flowers for more
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