Recoil Meaning

There are 6 meaning(s) for word Recoil

Recoil Meaning 1 : a movement back from an impact

    Synonyms : backlash,  rebound,  repercussion
Recoil Meaning 2 : spring back; spring away from an impact

    Synonyms : bounce,  bound,  rebound,  resile,  reverberate,  ricochet,  spring,  take a hop
Recoil Meaning 3 : spring back, as from a forceful thrust

    Synonyms : kick,  kick back
Recoil Meaning 4 : draw back, as with fear or pain

    Synonyms : cringe,  flinch,  funk,  quail,  shrink,  squinch,  wince
Recoil Meaning 5 : come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect

    Synonyms : backfire,  backlash
Recoil Meaning 6 : the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired

    Synonyms : kick