1. [ adjective ] able to flex; able to bend easily
Synonyms: flexile

"slim flexible birches"

Related terms: inflexible stretched limber bendable double-jointed elastic
2. [ adjective ] extended meanings; capable of change

"a flexible character" "flexible schedules"

Related terms: inflexible versatile negotiable negotiable limber
3. [ adjective ] bends and snaps back readily without breaking
Related terms: elastic
4. [ adjective ] able to adjust readily to different conditions
Synonyms: elastic pliant pliable

"an adaptable person" "a flexible personality" "an elastic clause in a contract"

Related terms: adaptable
5. [ adjective ] making or willing to make concessions
Synonyms: conciliatory compromising

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

Related terms: uncompromising yielding
Similar spelling:   flexibly