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flag

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flag

  1. 1 to be limp from lack of water or vigor <flowers flagging in the summer heat> Synonyms flag, hang, loll, sag, swag, wiltRelated Words slouch, slump; cave (in), collapse, crumple, drop, fall, sink, subside, yieldNear Antonyms distend, stiffen; rise, straighten, unbend, uncurl

  2. 2 to lose bodily strength or vigor <we flagged as we neared the end of the long mountain trail> Synonyms decay, droop, emaciate, fade, fail, flag, go, lag, languish, sag, sink, waste (away), wilt, witherRelated Words break down, wear out; yield; degenerate, deteriorate, rot, run downNear Antonyms convalesce, rally, rebound, recover, recuperate; gain




flag

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flag

  1. to direct or notify by a movement or gesture <flagged the cars into the other parking lot> Synonyms beckon, flag, gesture, signal, waveRelated Words nod; gesticulate, mime, pantomime, sign; signalize; acquaint, advise, inform, relate, tell; flourish, shrug




flag

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of flag

  1. 1 a piece of cloth with a special design that is used as an emblem or for signaling <the flags of both countries were prominently displayed at the treaty signing> Synonyms banderole (or banderol), banner, colors, ensign, guidon, jack, pendant (also pendent) [chiefly British], pennant, pennon, standard, streamer Related Words bunting, gonfalon; black flag, Jolly Roger, tricolor, union jack, white flag; burgee, semaphore, signaler (or signaller), waft; badge, coat of arms, crest, insignia

  2. 2 an object intended to give public notice or warning <road crews using handheld stop signs as flags at both ends of the highway construction zone> Synonyms signal, tocsinRelated Words red light; knell





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