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Synonyms for flex

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flex(verb)

    the act of flexing

    "he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies"

  2. flex(verb)


    "flex a muscle"

    bend, twist, deform, turn

  3. flex(verb)

    exhibit the strength of

    "The victorious army flexes its invincibility"

    bend, twist, deform, turn

  4. bend, flex(verb)

    form a curve

    "The stick does not bend"

    deform, turn away, twist, bow, stoop, bend, deflect, crouch, turn

  5. flex, bend(verb)

    bend a joint

    "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"

    deform, turn away, twist, bow, stoop, bend, deflect, crouch, turn

  6. flex, bend, deform, twist, turn(verb)

    cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

    "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"

    bend, wriggle, wrick, wind, deform, change state, change form, crouch, contort, release, rick, work, call on, worm, bow, change by reversal, convolute, deflect, move around, wrench, become, grow, turn, sour, reverse, sophisticate, change shape, sprain, curve, twist around, twist, twine, distort, ferment, wrestle, turn over, wring, plow, writhe, strain, squirm, turn away, pervert, stoop, plough

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flex":

    flexible, ppv, pay-per-view


  1. List of known nicknames for "Flex":

    Félix Danilo Gómez, Nigga, DJ Flex, (DJ) Flex, Felix Danilo Gomez, Nigga/Flex

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. FLEX

    Federal licensing exam

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How to use flex in a sentence?

  1. Jennifer Owens:

    Men not only want flex, they are using it confidently -- in numbers that rival women, it means that workplace flex is no longer a working mother, or even a women's, issue. It's an everyone issue, which lends more fuel to the argument that flex works, no matter who you are.

  2. Governor Cuomo:

    This is everybody helping everyone else, one hospital gets overwhelmed, the other hospitals have to flex to help that hospital, and vice-versa.

  3. Steven Rutkovsky:

    Where new deals are getting priced is less of an issue than the continued perception of market risk and volatility in syndication, that's appearing in the form of increased flex in pricing and other terms.

  4. Jason Kyrwood:

    The lender benefits from a greater allocation than it would otherwise get and receives an attractive return, but the cost to the borrower is still inside the flex that arrangers would have insisted on if the loan was to be syndicated.

  5. Sian Beilock:

    So being able to do complex thinking and reasoning in our profession is one way to continually flex our cognitive horsepower or brain power.

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Translations for flex

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  • ثنيArabic
  • огъвам, шнур, прегъвам, гъвкавостBulgarian
  • Anschlusskabel, Anpassungsfähigkeit, spielen, beugen, Flexibilität, biegen, Elastizität, Biegsamkeit, knicken, Beweglichkeit, lassen, MuskelnGerman
  • καλώδιοGreek
  • tensarSpanish
  • ühendusjuheEstonian
  • venytellä, liitäntäjohto, verryttely, joustavuus, pullistella, pullistelu, venyttely, verrytellä, jousto, taivuttaaFinnish
  • banderFrench
  • teud-dealain, fleisgScottish Gaelic
  • फ्लेक्सHindi
  • flettere, flessibilità, piegare, flessione, contrarreItalian
  • flexibiliteit, plooien, buigen, buigbaarheid, plooibaarheid, samentrekkenDutch
  • napinać, prężyćPolish
  • flexibilidadePortuguese
  • a contractaRomanian
  • изгибать, гибкость, напрягать, гнутьRussian
  • napetiSerbo-Croatian
  • napnúťSlovak
  • esneklikTurkish

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