Synonyms and Antonyms 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 Related Words coruscate, flare, flicker, glance, glimmer, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, scintillate, shimmer, spangle, spark, sparkle
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 Synonyms yield, bow, budge, capitulate, concede, give in, knuckle under, quit, relent, submit, succumb, surrenderRelated Words acquiesce; deferNear Antonyms contend, fight, hold off; battle, breast, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, meet, object, oppose, repel; thwart, withstandAntonyms resist
4 to look long and hard in wonder or surprise stood blinking at the ridiculous scene before him in utter disbelief Synonyms gape, gawk, gawp [chiefly British], gaze, goggle, peer, rubberneck, stareRelated Words glare, gloat, glower; consider, eye, fixate, observe, regard, watch; leer, ogle; peruse, pore (over), study; outface, outstare, stare downNear Antonyms glance, glimpse, peek, peep; browse, dip (into), scan; wink (at)
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