Definition of Flex

1. Noun. The act of flexing. "He gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies"

Generic synonyms: Flexion, Flexure



2. Verb. Contract. "Flex a muscle"
Generic synonyms: Contract, Shrink

3. Verb. Exhibit the strength of. "The victorious army flexes its invincibility"
Generic synonyms: Flash, Flaunt, Ostentate, Show Off, Swank

4. Verb. Form a curve. "The glass tubes flex"; "The stick does not bend"

5. Verb. Bend a joint. "Bend your knees"
Exact synonyms: Bend
Generic synonyms: Move
Derivative terms: Flexure, Flexure

6. Verb. Cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form. "They flex the glass tubes"; "The strong man could turn an iron bar"
Exact synonyms: Bend, Deform, Turn, Twist
Generic synonyms: Change Form, Change Shape, Deform
Specialized synonyms: Dent, Indent, Incurvate, Gnarl, Crank, Convolute, Convolve
Derivative terms: Bend, Bendable, Bender, Deformation, Deformation, Flexible
Antonyms: Unbend

Definition of Flex

1. v. t. To bend; as, to flex the arm.

2. n. Flax.

Definition of Flex

1. Noun. Flexibility, pliancy. ¹

2. Noun. The act of flexing. ¹

3. Noun. (uncountable chiefly British) Any flexible insulated electrical wiring. ¹

4. Noun. (countable geometry) A point of inflection. ¹

5. Verb. To bend something. ¹

6. Verb. To repeatedly bend one of one's joints. ¹

7. Verb. To move part of the body using one's muscles. ¹

8. Verb. (bodybuilding) To tighten the muscles for display of size or strength. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flex

1. to bend [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: bend

Medical Definition of Flex

1. To bend; to move a joint in such a direction as to approximate the two parts which it connects. Origin: L. Flecto, pp. Flexus, to bend (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flex

fleur-de-lysed
fleur de sel
fleuret
fleurets
fleuron
fleurons
fleurs
fleurs-de-lis
fleurs de sel
fleury
flew
flew the coop
flew the nest
flewed
flews
flex (current term)
flex one's muscles
flexagon
flexagons
flexanimous
flexatone
flexatones
flexecutive
flexecutives
flexed
flexes
flexi-time
flexibilitas cerea
flexibilities
flexibility

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