rebound from

rebound from something

1. Lit. to bounce back from something. The ball rebounded from the wall and hit Randy hard on the elbow. When the ball rebounded from the backboard, it bounced onto the court and Tom tripped on it.
2. Fig. to recover quickly from something. Barbara rebounded from her illness in less than a week. I hope I can rebound from this cold quickly.
See also: rebound
References in classic literature ?
But, he reflected, the bell might easily rebound from the wall and strike him; so he shifted his position to the steeple-door.
We played poorly against Lancaster in our last game, but thank goodness these kids are 15, 16 and 17 years old and can rebound from games like that.
LOGAN, Utah - If Cal State Northridge entertains any hope to rebound from a dismal start, it's going to have to do just that - rebound.