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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


Similarunsettled


Antonymssettled

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


Antonymsimmobile

3. mobile having transportation available


Similarmoving


Antonymsnonmoving, unmoving

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


SamplesA highly mobile face.


Similarchangeable, changeful


Antonymsunchangeable

5. mobile affording change (especially in social status)


SamplesBritain is not a truly fluid society.
Upwardly mobile.


Synonymsfluid


Similarchangeable, changeful


Antonymsunchangeable


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


Antonymsstabile









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