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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:

    flexible, ppv, pay-per-view

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. 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.

  2. William Snyder:

    Service providers tend to be more of a people business with less capital deployed, so it's easier for them to financially flex, eventually, though, they've got to run out of gas, too.

  3. 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.

  4. House Speaker Paul Ryan:

    I think we've had some pretty good legislation on flex time, and that's a bill that I think is a great idea.

  5. 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.

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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