spring

Part of speech: verb

To release the spring of, as a trap.

Part of speech: verb

To do or cause to act unexpectedly and suddenly.

Part of speech: verb

To bend forcibly; strain.

Part of speech: verb

To bound; move suddenly.

Part of speech: verb

To proceed; originate.

Part of speech: verb

To be warped or bent.

Part of speech: noun

An elastic body or contrivance that yields under stress and flieback when the stress is removed.

Part of speech: noun

Elastic quality or energy; recoil.

Part of speech: noun

A jump; bound.

Part of speech: noun

The season in which vegetation starts anew.

Part of speech: noun

A flow or fountain, as of water; a source; origin.

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Usage examples "spring":

  1. Spring has come, and everybody should be glad and happy. - "Stories of Birds", Lenore Elizabeth Mulets.
  2. How he used to spring up at me! - "The Country Doctor", Honore de Balzac.
  3. Let's think about it this year, and come next spring we'll talk about it again. - "The Lost Wagon", James Arthur Kjelgaard.