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English adjective: flexible

1. flexible capable of being changed


SamplesFlexible schedules.


Similarlimber, negotiable, on the table, supple


Antonymsinflexible

2. flexible able to flex; able to bend easily


SamplesSlim flexible birches.


Synonymsflexile


Similarbendable, double-jointed, limber, limber, pliable, pliant, spinnable, spinnbar, stretched, supple, waxy


See alsoelastic


Antonymsinflexible

3. flexible able to adjust readily to different conditions


SamplesAn adaptable person.
A flexible personality.
An elastic clause in a contract.


Synonymselastic, pliable, pliant


Similaradaptable


Antonymsunadaptable

4. flexible bending and snapping back readily without breaking


Synonymswhippy


Similarelastic


Antonymsinelastic

5. flexible making or willing to make concessions


SamplesLoneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet.


Synonymscompromising, conciliatory


Similaryielding


Antonymsuncompromising, inflexible, sturdy









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