blink

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

blink

verb

Definition of BLINK

1
to shine with light at regular intervals <she loves to sit in the dark and watch the lights on the Christmas tree blink in ever-changing patterns>
Synonyms flash, twinkle, wink
2
to rapidly open and close one's eyes <I blinked for a few seconds after the camera flashed>
Synonyms blink
Related Words bat, flutter; squint
3
to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control) <for two days the nations stood on the brink of war, until one finally blinked>
Related Words acquiesce; defer
Antonyms resist
4
to look long and hard in wonder or surprise <stood blinking at the ridiculous scene before him in utter disbelief>
Synonyms blink, gawk, gawp [chiefly British], gaze, goggle, peer, rubberneck, stare
Near Antonyms glance, glimpse, peek, peep; browse, dip (into), scan; wink (at)

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