rebound re‧bound [rɪˈbaʊnd] verb [intransitive]
to increase or grow again after decreasing:

• signs that the economy will rebound next year

• Stock prices rebounded from Wednesday's steep slide.

— rebound noun [countable] :

• He forecasts a strong rebound in oil prices.

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rebound UK US /rɪˈbaʊnd/ verb [I]
FINANCE if prices, shares, etc. rebound, they increase in value again after a period when they were going down in value: »

Cotton rebounded from declines early in the day to end at a higher price.


Shares rebounded 18p to 379p yesterday.

rebound from $18/6.5p/2.6% etc. »

The group posted a profit last year of $24.8 million, rebounding from a loss of $10.9 million the previous year.


The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid as much as 53.64 to 5594.01, before rebounding to 5616.21.

ECONOMICS if an economy or a business activity rebounds, it improves after a difficult period of time: »

Tourism in the region is expected to rebound after last year's disastrous oil spill.


Consumer confidence rebounded sharply in July, according to new figures released last week.

the economy/sales/business rebounds »

Since the most recent downturn, the economy has rebounded, with unemployment below average.

rebound from sth »

Shares have been rising for weeks amid speculation that the market for 18-wheel trucks is rebounding from a slump.

rebound UK US /ˈriːbaʊnd/ noun [C]
ECONOMICS an improvement in an economy or business activity after a difficult period of time: »

Central bankers are still looking for signs of a rebound in a faltering economy.


The group reported a strong rebound in profitability in the first quarter.

a rebound from sth »

Commodities markets are currently staging a rebound from recent heavy losses.


a sharp/strong/significant/small rebound


an economic/technical/market rebound

be on the rebound — Cf. be on the rebound

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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