To come near to in place, time, character, or value; to draw nearer to.
(Nautical) To pour out; to empty; to tap and begin drawing from.
To draw away involuntarily, usually out of fear or disgust
(Chiefly Dial., Brit.) To make or become pale; whiten; bleach
To shrink or draw back slightly, usually with a grimace, as in pain, embarrassment, alarm, etc.
To refrain from (doing something):
To close and open one or both of the eyes rapidly.
To shrink and tremble, as from someone's anger, threats, or blows; cringe
To draw back, bend, crouch, etc., as when afraid; shrink from something dangerous or painful
To imagine; to invent; to pretend.
(Music) To produce a trill on an instrument or with the voice.
To decline in value:
To move back or away, especially in fear:
To take back or away; remove:
To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
Meet is defined as to come face to face with, be there when someone or something arrives, or to be introduced.
To face or oppose boldly, defiantly, or antagonistically
To draw back in fear; lose heart or courage; cower
(Intransitive) To jump back in fear.
To try; endeavor:
To squint, pucker, or contort
Find another word for flinch. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for flinch, like: approach, start, shrink back, blench, recoil, wince, avoid, blink, cower, cringe and feign.