[n] a light springing movement upwards or forwards
[n] a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed; "the spring was broken"
[n] the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
[n] a point at which water issues forth
[n] a natural flow of ground water
[n] the season of growth; "the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring"; "he will hold office until the spring of next year"
[v] develop suddenly; "The tire sprang a leak"
[v] produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly; "He sprang these news on me just as I was leaving"
[v] spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
[v] move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
[v] produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly; "He sprang a new haircut on his wife"
[v] develop into a distinctive entity; "our plans began to take shape"
bounce, bounce, bound, bound, form, fountain, give, leap, leaping, natural spring, outflow, outpouring, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, saltation, springiness, springtime, take a hop, take form, take shape
acquire, Apr, April, bead, become, bedspring, beginning, bestride, bound off, break, bring on, bring out, bring out, burst, caper, capriole, carom, climb on, coil spring, curvet, develop, disclose, discover, divulge, elastic device, elasticity, expose, formation, Fountain of Youth, galumph, geological formation, geology, get, get on, geyser, give away, glance, grow, hop, hop on, hop-skip, hot spring, impart, jump, jump, jump on, jump out, jumping, June, kick, kick back, leaf spring, leap, leap out, leapfrog, let on, let out, mainspring, Mar, March, March equinox, May, mount, mount up, move, origin, overleap, pounce, produce, produce, pronk, regenerate, reveal, root, rootage, saltate, season, ski jump, skip, source, spiral spring, spring, spring equinox, stand out, stick out, thermal spring, time of year, vault, vernal equinox, volute spring