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Synonyms for flex

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flexverb

    the act of flexing

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

  2. flexverb


    "flex a muscle"

    bend, twist, deform, turn

  3. flexverb

    exhibit the strength of

    "The victorious army flexes its invincibility"

    bend, twist, deform, turn

  4. bend, flexverb

    form a curve

    "The stick does not bend"

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

  5. flex, bendverb

    bend a joint

    "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"

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

  6. flex, bend, deform, twist, turnverb

    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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  1. Lori Lightfoot:

    What it gets is they get to try to flex their power, but they do it at the expense of our children, they do it at the expense of our families. We know that when we were fully remote previously, 100,000 of our kids lost contact and would disengage from the system. We saw in the elementary schools the failure rate during remote learning triple from what it was. We saw the trauma and social emotional harm to students across our system.

  2. Sian Beilock:

    I think the opportunity to use our thinking and reasoning skills and continually use them throughout our lives likely contributes to our ability to stay sharp, so being able to do complex thinking and reasoning in our profession is one way to continually flex our cognitive horsepower or brain power.

  3. Unifor National President Jerry Dias:

    We could easily do that again if instead there is a solution for consolidated and flex, i would never walk away from a commitment to product.

  4. 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.

  5. Miguel Jaller:

    I would not say [ Amazon Flex is ] pretty environmentally friendly, i would say less environmentally bad than others.

Translations for flex

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ثنيArabic
  • огъвам, гъвкавост, шнур, прегъвамBulgarian
  • Elastizität, Muskeln, lassen, Beweglichkeit, knicken, Biegsamkeit, biegen, Flexibilität, beugen, Anschlusskabel, spielen, AnpassungsfähigkeitGerman
  • καλώδιοGreek
  • tensarSpanish
  • ühendusjuheEstonian
  • venyttely, venytellä, taivuttaa, jousto, verrytellä, pullistelu, pullistella, liitäntäjohto, verryttely, joustavuusFinnish
  • banderFrench
  • teud-dealain, fleisgScottish Gaelic
  • फ्लेक्सHindi
  • piegare, flessibilità, flessione, contrarre, flettereItalian
  • plooien, buigbaarheid, samentrekken, plooibaarheid, buigen, flexibiliteitDutch
  • napinać, prężyćPolish
  • flexibilidadePortuguese
  • a contractaRomanian
  • изгибать, гнуть, напрягать, гибкостьRussian
  • napetiSerbo-Croatian
  • napnúťSlovak
  • esneklikTurkish
  • 柔性Chinese

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