Meaning of FLEXIBLE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈflek-sə-bəl ]


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 ˌflek-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē noun

• flex·i·bly ˈflek-sə-blē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.