SPRING has multiple meanings: It can be a part of the year, it can be found in mechanisms and other devices, it can be related to water, or it can be a verb. See for yourself!
1. Spring is the first of the four seasons:
Spring, summer, autumn (AmE: fall) and winter.
2. A spring is a metal coil that is elastic and recovers its original shape after compression. We find springs in biros, mattresses or shock absorbers, for example.
3. The word spring denotes a natural source of water that flows from the earth.
4. As a verb, it is irregular: spring, sprang, sprung.
It can mean jump, leap:
The rabbit suddenly sprang out of a hole.
It also means to arise, to develop:
The idea for her blog sprang from years of experience as a teacher.