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Synonyms for flexible
ˈflɛk sə bəlflex·i·ble

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flexible

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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)

Editors Contribution

  1. yieldable

    Submitted by rinat on September 16, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flexibleadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flexibleadjective

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

    Antonyms:
    inflexible, incompliant

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. flexible

    Synonyms:
    Flexile

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How to use flexible in a sentence?

  1. Tony Leung:

    I started out in this business just hoping to make a living, but then I grew to learn the beauty of cheongsam, it's different from ethnic costumes like the kimono and hanbok, as cheongsam has a highly flexible design.

  2. Kate Holmes:

    You can tell HR, I want to put 50 percent of my (extra) paycheck into my 401(k). It's usually pretty flexible, you can even have a whole paycheck go in and then be done contributing for the year.

  3. Sophia Leung:

    If I can get benefits elsewhere and have a more flexible schedule, why wouldn't I do that ?

  4. Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray:

    We are listening to the market and making sure the Mexican contracts are flexible and competitive and as simple as possible, we are introducing more flexibility (to the fiscal side of contracts) to allow for higher rate of return.

  5. The TSA report:

    No single measure can provide broad-spectrum protection against risks or adversaries, therefore, risk-based, multi-layered security offers the greatest ability to mitigate risks through the application of flexible and unpredictable measures to protect commercial aviation.


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