Synonyms of bending


1. bending, bend, movement, motion

usage: movement that causes the formation of a curve

2. deflection, deflexion, bending, physical property

usage: the property of being bent or deflected

3. bending, change of shape

usage: the act of bending something


1. bend, flex, change shape, change form, deform

usage: form a curve; "The stick does not bend"

2. bend, turn

usage: change direction; "The road bends"

3. flex, bend, deform, twist, turn, change shape, change form, deform

usage: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"

4. crouch, stoop, bend, bow, bend, flex

usage: bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse"

5. deflect, bend, turn away, turn

usage: turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

6. flex, bend, move

usage: bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"

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