flexible

Definitions:

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  • Capable of being bent or flexed; pliable.
  • Readily bending or twisting the body without injury.
  • Able to change to cope with variable circumstances.
  • Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs.
  • Capable of being bent or changed in figure without breaking; specifically, not stiff; pliant; easily bent: as, a <em>flexible</em> rod; a <em>flexible</em> plant.
  • Capable of yielding to entreaties, arguments, or other moral force; that may be persuaded to compliance; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; not inexorable; ductile; manageable; tractable.
  • That may be adapted or accommodated; capable of receiving different forms, or of being applied to a variety of uses; plastic: as, a <em>flexible</em> language; a <em>flexible</em> text.
  • In <em>music</em>, able to execute or perform with rapidity: particularly used of the voice.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> Pliable, supple, limber, lithe, facile, adaptable.
  • Capable of being flexed or bent; admitting of being turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; yielding to pressure; not stiff or brittle.
  • Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; ductile; easy and compliant; wavering.
  • Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,.
  • Capable of being <xref>flexed</xref> or <xref>bent</xref> without <xref>breaking</xref>; able to be <xref>turned</xref>, <xref>bowed</xref>, or <xref>twisted</xref>, without breaking; <xref>pliable</xref>; not <xref>stiff</xref> or <xref>brittle</xref>.
  • Willing or ready to yield to the <xref>influence</xref> of others; not <xref>invincibly</xref> <xref>rigid</xref> or <xref>obstinate</xref>; <xref>tractable</xref>; <xref>manageable</xref>; <xref>ductile</xref>; easy and <xref>compliant</xref>; <xref>wavering</xref>.
  • Capable or being <xref>adapted</xref> or <xref>molded</xref>; plastic,; as, a flexible language.
  • Something that is flexible
  • capable of being changed
  • able to adjust readily to different conditions
  • able to flex; able to bend easily
  • bending and snapping back readily without breaking
  • making or willing to make concessions
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