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Synonyms for flexible
ˈflɛk sə bəlflex·i·ble

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. flexible

    Synonyms:
    pliant, lithe, supple, elastic, easy, indulgent, ductile, flexile, yielding, pliable

    Antonyms:
    tough, rigid, inelastic, inflexible, hard, inexorable

Princeton's WordNet4.5 / 4 votes

  1. flexibleadjective

    capable of being changed

    "flexible schedules"

    Synonyms:
    compromising, flexile, whippy, elastic, pliant, pliable, conciliatory

    Antonyms:
    unadaptable, adamantine, stiff, inexorable, rock-ribbed, adamant, inelastic, ossified, ironclad, intransigent, die-hard(a), fossilised, hard-core, inflexible, muscle-bound, rigid, brassbound, semirigid, fossilized

  2. flexible, flexileadjective

    able to flex; able to bend easily

    "slim flexible birches"

    Synonyms:
    conciliatory, elastic, pliant, compromising, whippy, flexile, pliable

    Antonyms:
    muscle-bound, ossified, fossilised, inelastic, stiff, semirigid, fossilized, inflexible, brassbound, adamant, ironclad, intransigent, rock-ribbed, adamantine, rigid, unadaptable, inexorable, hard-core, die-hard(a)

  3. elastic, flexible, pliable, pliantadjective

    able to adjust readily to different conditions

    "an adaptable person"; "a flexible personality"; "an elastic clause in a contract"

    Synonyms:
    conciliatory, bendable, tractile, waxy, elastic, pliant, ductile, compromising, tensile, whippy, malleable, flexile, fictile, plastic, pliable

    Antonyms:
    inflexible, ironclad, hard-core, fossilised, semirigid, unadaptable, rock-ribbed, intransigent, rigid, die-hard(a), stiff, adamant, brassbound, ossified, muscle-bound, adamantine, inelastic, fossilized, inexorable

  4. flexible, whippyadjective

    bending and snapping back readily without breaking

    Synonyms:
    conciliatory, elastic, pliant, compromising, whippy, flexile, pliable

    Antonyms:
    fossilized, inelastic, adamantine, intransigent, inexorable, rock-ribbed, unadaptable, brassbound, fossilised, muscle-bound, inflexible, rigid, ossified, stiff, semirigid, die-hard(a), adamant, ironclad, hard-core

  5. compromising, conciliatory, flexibleadjective

    making or willing to make concessions

    "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet"

    Synonyms:
    conciliatory, conciliative, whippy, elastic, pliant, compromising, flexile, pliable

    Antonyms:
    fossilised, semirigid, rock-ribbed, intransigent, adamant, inflexible, muscle-bound, brassbound, ossified, ironclad, fossilized, stiff, inelastic, inexorable, adamantine, unadaptable, hard-core, rigid, die-hard(a)

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  1. yieldable

    Submitted by rinat on September 16, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. flexibleadjective

    Synonyms:
    pliable, pliant, limber, lithe, supple, not stiff, not rigid, easily bent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. flexibleadjective

    Synonyms:
    pliable, supple, flexile, pliant, lithe, limber, compliant, yielding

    Antonyms:
    inflexible, incompliant

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. flexible

    Synonyms:
    Flexile

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How to use flexible in a sentence?

  1. Tod Wolters:

    This is an historic moment and the very first time the Alliance has employed these high readiness forces in a deterrence and defense role. They represent a flexible, combat credible force that can be employed in multiple ways and we are utilizing fully their inherent agility.

  2. Dr Prior:

    There are expensive systems out there ; very very expensive military systems, so a quarter of a million pounds plus. And we sit somewhere in between that. Our price point is around about 75,000 pounds( GBP) for a complete system solution, you can hook the trailer up to your 4x4 vehicle and you can drive anywhere you want and get it in the air within a few minutes, and move around to different locations while staying in the air. Or you can come back down to box it up and move to a different location. So it's quite flexible as a system, quite adaptable to the mission scenario and at a good price point that makes it affordable to blue-light services as well as companies that want security.

  3. Robert Thomas:

    They have the capacity and the capability in international waters and international airspace anywhere on the globe. That's the important point, the decisions that are pending with regard to collective self-defense will clearly allow the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces to interact with, frankly, a lot of international partners, not just the US Seventh Fleet, in a more flexible fashion.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    I don't want to use the word ‘lockdowns. That has a charged element to it. But, I believe that we must keep our eye on the pattern of what we're seeing with infections, having said that, we need to be prepared for the possibility that we would have another variant that would come along. And then, if things change and we do get a variant that does give us an uptick in cases and hospitalization, we should be prepared and flexible enough to pivot toward going back – at least temporarily – to a more rigid type of restrictions, such as requiring masks indoors.

  5. Laozi:

    Nothing in the world is more flexible and yielding than water. Yet when it attacks the firm and the strong, none can withstand it, because they have no way to change it. So the flexible overcome the adamant, the yielding overcome the forceful. Everyone knows this, but no one can do it.


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