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We found 35 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word recoil:
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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. recoil: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. recoil: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. recoil: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. recoil: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. recoil: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. recoil, recoil: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Recoil, recoil: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. recoil: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. recoil: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. recoil: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. recoil: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. Recoil, recoil: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. recoil (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. recoil: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. recoil: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Recoil (album), Recoil (band), Recoil (disambiguation), Recoil (fluid behavior), Recoil (magazine), Recoil (video game), Recoil, The Recoil: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Recoil: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. recoil: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. recoil: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. recoil: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. recoil: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. recoil: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. recoil: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. recoil: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. recoil: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. recoil: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. recoil: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. recoil: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. recoil: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. recoil: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. recoil: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Recoil: From Stargazers to Starships Glossary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Recoil: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (recoil)

noun:  a movement back from an impact
noun:  the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
verb:  spring back, as from a forceful thrust
verb:  draw back, as with fear or pain
verb:  spring back; spring away from an impact

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Words similar to recoil:   flinch, wince, backlash, bounce, bound, cringe, funk, kick, quail, rebound, recoiled, recoiling, repercussion, ricochet, shrink, spring, squinch, kick back, take a hop, more...

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