Synonyms for flexible

Synonyms for (adjective) flexible

Synonyms: flexible, whippy

Definition: bending and snapping back readily without breaking

Similar words: elastic

Definition: capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy

Usage: an elastic band; a youthful and elastic walk


Synonyms: flexible, flexile

Definition: able to flex; able to bend easily

Usage: slim flexible birches

Similar words: waxy, bendable, pliable, pliant

Definition: capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking

Usage: a flexible wire; a pliant young tree


Similar words: double-jointed

Definition: having unusually flexible joints especially of the limbs or fingers


Similar words: supple, limber

Definition: (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely


Similar words: limber

Definition: (used of artifacts) easily bent


Similar words: spinnable, spinnbar

Definition: capable of being spun into fibres


Similar words: stretched

Definition: (of muscles) relieved of stiffness by stretching

Usage: well-stretched muscles are less susceptible to injury


Synonyms: flexible

Definition: capable of being changed

Usage: flexible schedules

Similar words: supple, limber

Definition: (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable

Usage: a supple mind; a limber imagination


Similar words: negotiable, on the table

Definition: able to be negotiated or arranged by compromise

Usage: negotiable demands; the proposal is still on the table


Synonyms: flexible, compromising, conciliatory

Definition: making or willing to make concessions

Usage: loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet

Similar words: yielding

Definition: tending to give in or surrender or agree

Usage: too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments- V.I.Parrington


Synonyms: elastic, pliable, pliant, flexible

Definition: able to adjust readily to different conditions

Usage: an adaptable person; a flexible personality; an elastic clause in a contract

Similar words: adaptable

Definition: capable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use

Usage: to succeed one must be adaptable; the frame was adaptable to cloth bolts of different widths