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Synonyms for agile
ˈædʒ əl, -aɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agile, nimble, quick, spry(adj)

    moving quickly and lightly

    "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"

    Synonyms:
    immediate, straightaway, warm, fast, speedy, spry, ready, nimble, quick, prompt, flying

    Antonyms:
    stupid, inactive, unintelligent

  2. agile, nimble(adj)

    mentally quick

    "an agile mind"; "nimble wits"

    Synonyms:
    nimble, spry, quick

    Antonyms:
    inactive, unintelligent, stupid

Wiktionary

  1. agile(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    lively, brisk, alert, quick, nimble, active

  2. agile(adjective)

    Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue.

    Synonyms:
    nimble, active, quick, alert, brisk, lively

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. agile

    Active refers to both quickness and constancy of action; in the former sense it is allied with agile, alert, brisk, etc.; in the latter, with busy, diligent, industrious. The active love employment, the busy are actually employed, the diligent and the industrious are habitually busy. The restless are active from inability to keep quiet; their activity may be without purpose, or out of all proportion to the purpose contemplated. The officious are undesirably active in the affairs of others. Compare ALERT; ALIVE; MEDDLESOME.

    Synonyms:
    active, alert, brisk, bustling, busy, diligent, energetic, expeditious, industrious, lively, mobile, nimble, officious, prompt, quick, ready, restless, sprightly, spry, supple, vigorous, wide awake

    Antonyms:
    dull, heavy, idle, inactive, indolent, inert, lazy, quiescent, quiet, slow, sluggish, stupid

    Preposition:
    Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. agile

    Synonyms:
    nimble, active, fleet, brisk, alert, featly, lithe, prompt, ready, quick, supple, nimble, swift, sprightly

    Antonyms:
    slow, heavy, awkward, inert, clumsy, bulky, ponderous, elephantine

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. agile(a.)

    Synonyms:
    lively, nimble, brisk, smart, active, quick, ready, prompt, alert, sprightly, lively, supple, SPRY, winged

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. agile(a)

    Synonyms:
    nimble, spry, active, lively

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    nimble, agility, flexible, versatile, racer

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How to use agile in a sentence?

  1. Tim Cahill:

    When The MHTK makes impact with the incoming round, The MHTK causes the threat to explode. But unlike THAAD, which can destroy missiles carrying nuclear warheads, The MHTK is designed to destroy mortars, rockets, artillery and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. The U.S. Army and international customers have made it clear today's global security environment demands agile, close-range solutions.

  2. Sanjiv Kovil:

    When people around you change, moving from a very process-defined model to a much more agile model, it is definitely making a dent in everyone's thinking.

  3. The USTA:

    We have an opportunity to re-imagine the structure of the organisation to better serve the tennis community in the The USTA, this new structure allows The USTA to be more agile and more cost effective, while getting closer to tennis players at the local level.

  4. Mark Walsh:

    Our biggest strategic risk is not being able to change ahead of it, we are bound by internal process and decision-making … that leads us to believe we can take long periods of time to do things – that’s not the world we live in today. We have got to become more strategically agile in everything from education to training.

  5. Chief Executive Officer Alan Joyce:

    This record result reflects a stronger, leaner, more agile Qantas.


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