- 1. move or jump suddenly or rapidly upward or forward: "I sprang out of bed" Similar
- 2. originate or arise from: "madness and creativity could spring from the same source" Similar
- 1. the season after winter and before summer, in which vegetation begins to appear, in the northern hemisphere from March to May and in the southern hemisphere from September to November: "in spring the garden is a feast of blossom" Similar
- 2. a resilient device, typically a helical metal coil, that can be pressed or pulled but returns to its former shape when released, used chiefly to exert constant tension or absorb movement.
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