Meaning of FLEXIBLE in English

FLEXIBLE

adj.

Pronunciation: ' flek-s ə -b ə l

Function: adjective

Date: 15th century

1 : capable of being flexed : PLIANT

2 : yielding to influence : TRACTABLE

3 : characterized by a ready capability to adapt to new, different, or changing requirements <a flexible foreign policy> <a flexible schedule>

synonyms see ELASTIC

– flex · i · bil · i · ty \ ˌ flek-s ə - ' bi-l ə -t ē \ noun

– flex · i · bly \ ' flek-s ə -bl ē \ adverb

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