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Spring (IPA: /ˈspɹɪŋ/, /spɝˈɪŋ/)


Spring (v. i.)

To leap; to bound; to jump.

Spring (v. i.)

To issue with speed and violence; to move with activity; to dart; to shoot.

Spring (v. i.)

To start or rise suddenly, as from a covert.

Spring (v. i.)

To fly back; as, a bow, when bent, springs back by its elastic power.

Spring (v. i.)

To bend from a straight direction or plane surface; to become warped; as, a piece of timber, or a plank, sometimes springs in seasoning.

Spring (v. i.)

To shoot up, out, or forth; to come to the light; to begin to appear; to emerge; as a plant from its seed, as streams from their source, and the like; -often followed by up, forth, or out.

Spring (v. i.)

To issue or proceed, as from a parent or ancestor; to result, as from a cause, motive, reason, or principle.

Spring (v. i.)

To grow; to prosper.

Spring (v. t.)

To cause to spring up; to start or rouse, as game; to cause to rise from the earth, or from a covert; as, to spring a pheasant.

Spring (v. t.)

To produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly.

Spring (v. t.)

To cause to explode; as, to spring a mine.

Spring (v. t.)

To crack or split; to bend or strain so as to weaken; as, to spring a mast or a yard.

Spring (v. t.)

To cause to close suddenly, as the parts of a trap operated by a spring; as, to spring a trap.

Spring (v. t.)

To bend by force, as something stiff or strong; to force or put by bending, as a beam into its sockets, and allowing it to straighten when in place; -- often with in, out, etc.; as, to spring in a slat or a bar.

Spring (v. t.)

To pass over by leaping; as, to spring a fence.

Spring (v. i.)

A leap; a bound; a jump.

Spring (v. i.)

A flying back; the resilience of a body recovering its former state by elasticity; as, the spring of a bow.

Spring (v. i.)

Elastic power or force.

Spring (v. i.)

An elastic body of any kind, as steel, India rubber, tough wood, or compressed air, used for various mechanical purposes, as receiving and imparting power, diminishing concussion, regulating motion, measuring weight or other force.

Spring (v. i.)

Any source of supply; especially, the source from which a stream proceeds; as issue of water from the earth; a natural fountain.

Spring (v. i.)

Any active power; that by which action, or motion, is produced or propagated; cause; origin; motive.

Spring (v. i.)

That which springs, or is originated, from a source;

Spring (v. i.)

A race; lineage.

Spring (v. i.)

A youth; a springal.

Spring (v. i.)

A shoot; a plant; a young tree; also, a grove of trees; woodland.

Spring

One of the Earth's four temperate seasons, occurring between winter and summer

Spring

Elastic device

Spring

Water source

Spring

Political metaphor for periods of liberalization

Spring

Poem by Marie Eugenie Delle Grazie

Spring Synonyms

Natural Spring, Outflow, Fountain, Outpouring

Spring Synonyms

Springiness, Give

Spring Synonyms

Leaping, Bounce, Leap, Bound, Saltation

Spring Synonyms

Springtime

Spring Synonyms

Bounce, Recoil, Reverberate, Ricoche, Rebound, Bound, Take A Hop, Resile

Spring Synonyms

Take Shape, Take Form, Form

Spring Synonyms

Jump, Leap, Jump On, Bound, Leap Out

SPRING (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Shared Protection Ring

SPRING (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Standards, Productivity and Innovation Board

SPRING (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Subscriber Programmable Ringing

SPRING (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Switched Private Networking

Spring Rhymes

Bing, Bring, Ching, Cling, Ding, Dring, Fling, Ging, Gring, Hing, Ing, Jing, King, Kling, Kring, Ling, Lyng, Ming, Ng, Ning, Ping, Pring, Qing, Ring, Ringe, Schwing, Shing, Sing, Singh, Sling, Spring, Sting, String, Swing, Thing, Thwing, Ting, Wing, Wring, Xing, Ying, Zing

Beijing, Chang-ming, Chongqing, Kwok-shing, Mei-ling, Peking, Qingming, Unring, Upswing, Xiaoping, Yenching



Spring (Last Name / Surname)

Spring is the #4,053 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 8,757 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Spring in Spanish is Primavera

Tagalog Translation

Spring in Tagalog is Batis

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A butterfly Fluttering over the vendor's Dry flowers of spring Only two days it flies Caught by the lost boy Yet still." - Time

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A game of go is like a spring whose waters go only where they can go and stop where they have to stop." - Go (game)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A spring of love gushed from my heart, And I bless'd them unaware." - Blessings

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All that happens is as usual and familiar as the rose in spring and the crop in summer." - Marcus Aurelius

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And the spring comes slowly up this way." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge


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