Definition of spring:
the season of growth; "the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring"; "he will hold office until the spring of next year"
a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed; "the spring was broken"
a natural flow of ground water
a point at which water issues forth
the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
develop into a distinctive entity; "our plans began to take shape"
spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
develop suddenly; "The tire sprang a leak"
produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly; "He sprang these news on me just as I was leaving"