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English adjective: mobile

1. mobile migratory

SamplesA restless mobile society.
The nomadic habits of the Bedouins.
Believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future.
Wandering tribes.

Synonymsnomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering



2. mobile moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)

SamplesA mobile missile system.
The tongue is...the most mobile articulator.

Similarairborne, ambulant, ambulatory, floating, maneuverable, manoeuvrable, mechanised, mechanized, motile, motorized, movable, moveable, perambulating, racy, raisable, raiseable, rangy, rotatable, seaborne, transferable, transferrable, transplantable, transportable, versatile, waterborne

See alsomoving


3. mobile having transportation available


Antonymsnonmoving, unmoving

4. mobile capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another

SamplesA highly mobile face.

Similarchangeable, changeful


5. mobile affording change (especially in social status)

SamplesBritain is not a truly fluid society.
Upwardly mobile.


Similarchangeable, changeful


English noun: Mobile

1. Mobile (object) a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay

SynonymsMobile River

Instance hypernymriver

Part meronymAL, Alabama, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie

2. Mobile (location) a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay

Instance hypernymcity, metropolis, port, urban center

Part meronymAL, Alabama, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie

3. mobile (artifact) sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents

Broader (hypernym)sculpture


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