flexible

  • 21 flexible — flex|i|ble [ˈfleksıbəl] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: flexibilis, from flexus, past participle of flectere to bend ] 1.) a person, plan etc that is flexible can change or be changed easily to suit any new situation ≠ ↑inflexible ▪ We can …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 22 FLEXIBLE — adj. des deux genres Qui se fléchit aisément. Il n’y a rien de plus flexible que l’osier. Une branche flexible. Une taille flexible. Par analogie, Voix flexible, Voix souple et aisée, qui passe facilement d’un ton à un autre. Il signifie au… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 23 flexible — adj m y f 1 Que se puede doblar o ajustar a otras formas con facilidad: un material flexible, un cuerpo flexible, una cubierta flexible 2 Que se adapta con facilidad a situaciones diversas: una persona flexible, un reglamento flexible …

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  • 24 flexible — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. pliant, limber, lithe, supple; adaptable. See softness, elasticity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Pliant] Syn. limber, lithe, supple, willowy, plastic, elastic, bending, springy, malleable, ductile,… …

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  • 25 flexible — [[t]fle̱ksɪb(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED A flexible object or material can be bent easily without breaking. ...brushes with long, flexible bristles. Syn: pliable Derived words: flexibility [[t]fle̱ksɪbɪ̱lɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT The flexibility of the… …

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  • 26 flexible — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ become ▪ remain, stay ▪ make sth ▪ We need to make the working day more …

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  • 27 flexible — adjective 1 a person, plan etc that is flexible can change or be changed easily to suit any new situation: We can be flexible about your starting date. opposite inflexible 2 something that is flexible can bend or be bent easily: shoes with… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 28 flexible */*/ — UK [ˈfleksəb(ə)l] / US adjective 1) able to make changes or deal with a situation that is changing A more flexible approach to childcare arrangements is needed. The job offers flexible working hours. 2) able to bend or move easily a flexible… …

    English dictionary

  • 29 flexible — {{#}}{{LM F17896}}{{〓}} {{SynF18357}} {{[}}flexible{{]}} ‹fle·xi·ble› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Que se dobla con facilidad, sin llegar a romperse. {{<}}2{{>}} Que se adapta fácilmente a las circunstancias o que cede ante los deseos de… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 30 flexible — m Cable flexible aislado que lleva un enchufe macho que se conecta a una toma de corriente. Tambiйn llamado conductor flexible, cordуn flexible …

    Diccionario de Construcción y Arquitectur

  • 31 flexible — 1. adjective /ˈflɛk.sɪ.bəl,ˈflɛk.sə.bəl/ a) Capable of being flexed or bent without breaking; able to be turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; not stiff or brittle. When the splitting wind Makes flexible the knees of knotted oaks …

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  • 32 flexible — flex|i|ble [ fleksəbl ] adjective ** 1. ) able to make changes or deal with a situation that is changing: A more flexible approach to childcare arrangements is needed. Accountancy can offer flexible working hours. 2. ) able to bend or move easily …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 33 flexible — adjective 1) flexible tubing Syn: bendy, pliable, supple, pliant, plastic, elastic, stretchy, springy, resilient, bouncy 2) a flexible arrangement Syn: adaptable …

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  • 34 flexible*/ — [ˈfleksəb(ə)l] adj 1) able to make changes or deal with a situation that is changing A more flexible approach is needed.[/ex] The job offers flexible working hours.[/ex] 2) able to bend or move easily Ant: rigid a flexible rubber strip[/ex] …

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  • 35 flexible — 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… …

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  • 36 flexible — flex·i·ble flek sə bəl adj capable of being flexed: capable of being turned, bowed, or twisted without breaking <flexible bandages> <a flexible fiber optic bronchoscope> flex·i·bil·i·ty .flek sə bil ət ē n, pl ties * * * flex·i·ble… …

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  • 37 flexible — adj. flexible in; towards * * * [ fleksəb(ə)l] towards flexible in …

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  • 38 flexible — (adj) (Intermedio) que es fácil para doblar Ejemplos: Los estiramientos permiten mantener el cuerpo flexible. La goma es un material flexible. Sinónimos: dúctil (adj) (Intermedio) que no tiene dificultades para adaptarse a algo Ejemplos: Creo que …

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  • 39 FLEXIBLE — (Roget s Thesaurus II) Index flexible noun flexibility, unstableness adjective flexible (2), limp, malleable, unstable rigid adjective inflexible …

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  • 40 flexible —    1. unprincipled    Principally of politicians:     Pym is preparing... a swift twitch of the rug from under the few remaining loyalist sheepshaggers. This is called being flexible. {Private Eye, May 1982 the British Foreign Secretary opposed… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms