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Synonyms for flexible
ˈflɛk sə bəlflex·i·ble

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flexible

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

    tough, rigid, inelastic, inflexible, hard, inexorable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flexibleadjective

    capable of being changed

    "flexible schedules"

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

    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"

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

    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"

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

    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

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

    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"

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

    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 banerjeeparthib1000 on September 11, 2019  
  2. yieldable

    Submitted by rinat on September 16, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flexibleadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flexibleadjective

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

    inflexible, incompliant

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  1. Ayelet Fishbach:

    If we measure ourselves by how much we stick to the plan, that's not good for motivation, there's a fine line between keeping structure and keeping your to-do list and also being very flexible. Because things change and they change on a daily basis.

  2. Rob Lea:

    Do n’t set your mind on just one event or idea, because at Sundance things can change on a minute-by-minute basis, if you’re flexible, you can always find something fun to do.

  3. Laurence Cua:

    We are rapidly moving towards an Internet-dependent economy, where opportunities such as flexible working hours and more effective ways to find riders and drivers are only made possible with the efficient transfer of information.

  4. Willie Delwiche:

    The Fed clearly wants to be flexible. They are clearly worried about some of the global tensions that are out there, whether it is trade or Brexit or some of those international developments.

  5. 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.

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