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blink

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of blink

  1. 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 of blink flash, twinkle, wink Words Related to blink coruscate, flare, flicker, glance, glimmer, glint, glisten, glister, glitter, scintillate, shimmer, spangle, spark, sparkle

  2. 2 to rapidly open and close one's eyes I blinked for a few seconds after the camera flashed Synonyms of blink winkWords Related to blink bat, flutter; squint

  3. 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 of blink yield, bow, budge, capitulate, concede, give in, knuckle under, quit, relent, submit, succumb, surrenderWords Related to blink acquiesce; deferNear Antonyms of blink contend, fight, hold off; battle, breast, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, meet, object, oppose, repel; thwart, withstandAntonyms of blink resist

  4. 4 to look long and hard in wonder or surprise stood blinking at the ridiculous scene before him in utter disbelief Synonyms of blink gape, gawk, gawp [chiefly British], gaze, goggle, peer, rubberneck, stareWords Related to blink glare, gloat, glower; consider, eye, fixate, observe, regard, watch; leer, ogle; peruse, pore (over), study; outface, outstare, stare downNear Antonyms of blink glance, glimpse, peek, peep; browse, dip (into), scan; wink (at)


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