Synonyms for (noun) flex

Synonyms: flex

Definition: the act of flexing

Usage: he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies

Similar words: flexion, flexure

Definition: act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased

Synonyms for (verb) flex

Synonyms: turn, twist, bend, flex, deform

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

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

Similar words: deform, change form, change shape

Definition: assume a different shape or form


Synonyms: bend, flex

Definition: bend a joint

Usage: flex your wrists; bend your knees

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: bend, flex

Definition: form a curve

Usage: The stick does not bend

Similar words: deform, change form, change shape

Definition: assume a different shape or form


Synonyms: flex

Definition: contract

Usage: flex a muscle

Similar words: shrink, contract

Definition: become smaller or draw together

Usage: The fabric shrank; The balloon shrank


Synonyms: flex

Definition: exhibit the strength of

Usage: The victorious army flexes its invincibility

Similar words: ostentate, flash, flaunt, show off, swank

Definition: display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously

Usage: he showed off his new sports car