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flex

synonym (synonym of flex)

  • (verb.motion)
    contract (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    form a curve (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form (verb.contact)
     
  • (noun)
    Flax. (noun)
     

antonym (antonym of flex)

  • (verb.contact)
    free from flexure (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    straighten up or out; make straight (verb.motion)
     

hypernym (flex IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • bend a joint (verb.contact)
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (verb.motion)
     
  • cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form (verb.contact)
    assume a different shape or form (verb.change)
     
  • contract (verb.motion)
    become smaller or draw together (verb.change)
     
  • exhibit the strength of (verb.perception)
    display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously (verb.perception)
     
  • the act of flexing (noun.act)
    act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF flex relation)

  • cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form (verb.contact)
    make a depression into (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cause to curve inward (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    twist into a state of deformity (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    bend into the shape of a crank (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    curl, wind, or twist together (verb.contact)
     
  • form a curve (verb.motion)
    bend or cause to bend (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    form an arch or curve (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    bend or turn backward (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    to incline or bend from a vertical position (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    bend one's back forward from the waist on down (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    show submission or fear (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    shape one's body into a curl (verb.motion)
     

derivation (.... is derived from flex)

  • bend a joint (verb.contact)
    act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of being flexed (as of a joint) (noun.state)
     
  • cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form (verb.contact)
    the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a tool for bending (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.event)
    alteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    an angular or rounded shape made by folding (noun.shape)
     
  • (adj.all)
    able to flex; able to bend easily (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking (adj.all)
     
  • form a curve (verb.motion)
    a circular segment of a curve (noun.shape)
     
  • the act of flexing (noun.act)
    contract (verb.motion)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation catch draw bend deform turn twist unbend straighten flexion flexure change form change shape move contract dent indent incurvate gnarl crank convolute contortion bender deformation bend crease

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