Phrasal Verb 'Spring'

We have 6 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Spring'.

Spring back

Meaning: Return to original position after being bent, forced or when pressure is removed

Example: The lock SPRINGS BACK when the key is turned.

Spring for

Meaning: Pay for, often generously

Example: She is going to SPRING FOR all their medical bills.

Spring from

Meaning: Appear suddenly and unexpectedly

Example: He SPRANG FROM the bushes when I walked past.

Spring from

Meaning: Be the cause of something

Example: His anger SPRINGS FROM his feelings of insecurity.

Spring on

Meaning: Surprise someone

Example: They SPRUNG a birthday party ON me at work.

Spring up

Meaning: Appear suddenly

Example: Charity shops are SPRINGING UP in the recession.