Recoil

7 Definitions of Recoil

The meaning of the word recoil, the definition of Recoil:

n. - A starting or falling back; a rebound; a shrinking; as, the recoil of nature, or of the blood.

n. - The state or condition of having recoiled.

n. - Specifically, the reaction or rebounding of a firearm when discharged.

v. i. - To start, roll, bound, spring, or fall back; to take a reverse motion; to be driven or forced backward; to return.

v. i. - To draw back, as from anything repugnant, distressing, alarming, or the like; to shrink.

v. i. - To turn or go back; to withdraw one's self; to retire.

v. t. - To draw or go back.


The word "recoil" uses 6 letters: C E I L O R

Direct anagrams of recoil:

coiler

Words formed by adding one letter before or after recoil, or to recoil in any order:

a - calorie cariole coalier loricae   b - bricole corbeil   l - collier   p - peloric   s - coilers recoils  

Shorter words found within recoil:

ceil cel ceorl cero ci cire cl coil coir col cole cor core el er ic ice ie il ire lei li lice lie lier lire lo loci loir lore oe oil oiler ole oleic or orc ore oriel orle re rec rei relic reoil rice riel rile roc roe roil role

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