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Another word for flexible

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Adjective
  1. Capable of being shaped, bent, or drawn out, as by hammering or pressure

    See also:

    flexible

  2. Capable of withstanding stress without injury

    See also:

    flexible

  3. Easily altered or influenced

    See also:

    flexible

  4. Capable of adapting or being adapted

    See also:

    change

Another word for flexible

Modifier
  1. Pliant

  2. Tractable

    See also:

    docile

Synonym Study

  • Supple is applied to that which is easily bent, twisted, or folded without breaking, cracking, etc. kidskin is supple
  • Resilient implies ability to spring back into shape after being deformed, esp. by compression resilient skin, and in figurative use suggests an ease in returning to good health or spirits a resilient attitude towards life
  • Elastic implies ability to return without permanent injury to the original size or shape after being stretched, expanded, etc. an elastic garter
  • Flexible refers to anything that can be bent without breaking, whether or not it returns to its original form a flexible wire