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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (5)

1. capable of being changed;
- Example: "flexible schedules"

2. able to flex; able to bend easily;
- Example: "slim flexible birches"
[syn: flexible, flexile]

3. able to adjust readily to different conditions;
- Example: "an adaptable person"
- Example: "a flexible personality"
- Example: "an elastic clause in a contract"
[syn: elastic, flexible, pliable, pliant]

4. bending and snapping back readily without breaking;
[syn: flexible, whippy]

5. making or willing to make concessions;
- Example: "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet"
[syn: compromising, conciliatory, flexible]

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Flexible \Flex"i*ble\, a. [L. flexibilis: cf. F. flexible.] 1. Capable of being flexed or bent; admitting of being turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; yielding to pressure; not stiff or brittle. [1913 Webster] When the splitting wind Makes flexible the knees of knotted oaks. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; ductile; easy and compliant; wavering. [1913 Webster] Phocion was a man of great severity, and no ways flexible to the will of the people. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Women are soft, mild, pitiful, and flexible. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language. [1913 Webster] This was a principle more flexible to their purpose. --Rogers. Syn: Pliant; pliable; supple; tractable; manageable; ductile; obsequious; inconstant; wavering. -- Flex"i*ble*ness, n. -- Flex"i*bly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

flexible adj 1: capable of being changed; "flexible schedules" [ant: inflexible] 2: able to flex; able to bend easily; "slim flexible birches" [syn: flexible, flexile] [ant: inflexible] 3: able to adjust readily to different conditions; "an adaptable person"; "a flexible personality"; "an elastic clause in a contract" [syn: elastic, flexible, pliable, pliant] 4: bending and snapping back readily without breaking [syn: flexible, whippy] 5: making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet" [syn: compromising, conciliatory, flexible] [ant: inflexible, sturdy, uncompromising]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

129 Moby Thesaurus words for "flexible": able to adapt, acquiescent, adaptable, adaptive, adjustable, all-around, alterable, alterative, ambidextrous, amenable, amphibious, bendable, bending, biddable, bouncy, buoyant, changeable, checkered, complaisant, compliant, conformable, convenient, cooperative, creased, crimped, docile, dog-eared, doubled, ductile, easy, elastic, ever-changing, extensible, extensile, fabricable, facile, feasible, fictile, flexile, flexuous, flounced, fluid, fluted, foldable, folded, folding, foolproof, formable, formative, gathered, generally capable, giving, handy, impermanent, impressible, impressionable, kaleidoscopic, like putty, limber, lissome, lithe, lithesome, lively, malleable, manageable, maneuverable, many-sided, metamorphic, mobile, modifiable, moldable, movable, mutable, nonuniform, obedient, other-directed, permutable, persuadable, persuasible, plaited, plastic, pleated, pliable, pliant, plicate, plicated, plicatile, practical, protean, proteiform, quilled, receptive, resilient, resourceful, responsive, rubbery, ruffled, sensitive, sequacious, shapable, springy, stretch, stretchable, stretchy, submissive, supple, susceptible, tensile, tractable, tractile, transient, transitory, tucked, twilled, two-handed, unaustere, undemanding, unexacting, unharsh, unsevere, unstrict, untroublesome, variable, versatile, whippy, wieldable, wieldy, willowy, yielding