rebound from

rebound from (someone or something)

1. To return to a good health following an illness or injury. I thought I would be bedridden with the 'flu for a week, but I managed to rebound from it after just a couple days. I've never seen someone rebound from a broken ankle so quickly!
2. To recover from some negative or unfortunate situation, especially very quickly or suddenly. The company has managed to rebound from the financial disaster brought about by their last product with one of the most exciting new pieces of technology we've seen in years. We were lucky enough to be able to recover from the economic downturn fairly easily, but many other businesses weren't so fortunate.
3. slang To enter into a new sexual or romantic relationship as a means of dealing with the failure of a previous relationship. She's been hooking up with a lot of younger guys recently. I think she's just rebounding from the divorce. I know you're rebounding from Sarah right now, but I don't think jumping into a brand-new relationship is a good idea right now.
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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.
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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.
The research team then used accepted statistical methods to learn three things: (1) individual factors linked to having a viral load rebound, (2) viral rebound rate according to several key factors including age, year starting antiretroviral therapy, and time since starting antiretroviral therapy, and (3) probability of viral rebound from year to year in a 35-year-old man who started antiretroviral therapy after 2008.
In his comment, Alcott (2014, p.304) suggests" (...) thatno one knows how to 'get to' total rebound from direct rebound results (...) Thus, research into direct rebounds--even at producer level--should cease forthwith".
The particularly low income-effect rebound from energy efficiency that reduces natural gas is relevant for discussions of home insulation improvement in the approximately 60% of U.S.
Thus, an illustrative, but realistic, calculation of rebound from doubling fuel economy would be about 56 MMBTU from income-effect rebound and 66 MMBTU from substitution-effect rebound for a total of 122 MMBTU rebound offsetting the 513 MMBTU gain from the efficiency improvement, a total rebound of about 24%.
Analysis of survey data from 1002 undergraduates at a large southeastern university revealed differences between the 535 or 53.4% who had become involved (while on the rebound from a previous love relationship) in a new relationship compared to 316 or 31.5% who had not become involved in a new relationship while on the rebound.
In my opinion the main problem in empirical rebound research is that no one knows how to "get to" total rebound from direct rebound results, even if they are robust.