Pliant synonyms

plī'ənt
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Readily bent, folded, or manipulated; pliant:
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The definition of pliable is a person or thing that bends or is easily influenced.
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Capable of being repeatedly flexed without breaking
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(Mathematics) Sufficiently operationalizable or useful to allow a mathematical calculation to proceed toward a solution.
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Producing a good yield; productive
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Able to bend the body easily; supple; lithe
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Made of a plastic or plastics:
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Ready and willing to be taught; teachable.
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Willing to comply with the commands, orders, or instructions of those in authority.
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Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
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Capable of adapting or of being adapted.
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Relating to rock or other materials that are capable of withstanding a certain amount of force by changing form before fracturing or breaking.
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Able to spring back to its original size, shape, or position after being stretched, squeezed, flexed, expanded, etc.; flexible; springy
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Of pottery or ceramics
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Capable of being governed or subjected to authority; amenable to law or rule; controllable; manageable; obedient.
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Easily bent; supple.
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Capable of being shaped or formed, as by hammering or pressure:
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That can be managed; controllable, tractable, contrivable, etc.
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Likely to be affected by something
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Winding or wavering
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Alternative spelling of mouldable.
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Capable of functioning.
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Able to adapt
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Capable of receiving an impression:
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Readily influenced by suggestion:
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Capable of adapting or being adapted
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Able to be bent or flexed or twisted without breaking.
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(Med.) Designating, of, or characterized by degeneration resulting from the deposit of an insoluble, waxlike substance in an organ
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Capable of being stretched or extended; ductile.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Find another word for pliant. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pliant, like: supple, pliable, flexile, tractable, yielding, limber, plastic, docile, obedient, flexible and adaptable.