Recoil Synonyms & Definitions

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• RecoilDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To draw or go back.
  2. (n.) The state or condition of having recoiled.
  3. (n.) Specifically, the reaction or rebounding of a firearm when discharged.
  4. (v. i.) To draw back, as from anything repugnant, distressing, alarming, or the like; to shrink.
  5. (v. i.) To turn or go back; to withdraw ones self; to retire.
  6. (v. i.) To start, roll, bound, spring, or fall back; to take a reverse motion; to be driven or forced backward; to return.
  7. (n.) A starting or falling back; a rebound; a shrinking; as, the recoil of nature, or of the blood.

• RecoiledDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Recoil

• RecoilingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Recoil