Associations to the word «Flexible»


FLEXIBLE, adjective. Capable of being flexed or bent without breaking; able to be turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; not stiff or brittle.
FLEXIBLE, adjective. Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; ductile; easy and compliant; wavering.
FLEXIBLE, adjective. Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language.
FLEXIBLE, noun. (chiefly engineering and manufacturing) Something that is flexible.

Dictionary definition

FLEXIBLE, adjective. Capable of being changed; "flexible schedules".
FLEXIBLE, adjective. Able to flex; able to bend easily; "slim flexible birches".
FLEXIBLE, adjective. Able to adjust readily to different conditions; "an adaptable person"; "a flexible personality"; "an elastic clause in a contract".
FLEXIBLE, adjective. Bending and snapping back readily without breaking.
FLEXIBLE, adjective. Making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet".

Wise words

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