Capable of being flexed or bent without breaking; able to be turned or twisted without breaking.
‘When the splitting wind Makes flexible the knees of knotted oaks. -William Shakespeare’;
misspelling of flexible
Willing or prone to give way to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate.
‘Phocion was a man of great severity, and no ways flexible to the will of the people. - Francis Bacon.’; ‘Women are soft, mild, pitiful, and flexible. - William Shakespeare’;
Capable or being adapted or molded in some way.
‘a flexible language’; ‘This was a principle more flexible to their purpose. -Rogers.’;
Something that is flexible.
Capable of being flexed or bent; admitting of being turned, bowed, or twisted, without breaking; pliable; yielding to pressure; not stiff or brittle.
‘When the splitting windMakes flexible the knees of knotted oaks.’;
Willing or ready to yield to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate; tractable; manageable; ductile; easy and compliant; wavering.
‘Phocion was a man of great severity, and no ways flexible to the will of the people.’; ‘Women are soft, mild, pitiful, and flexible.’;
Capable or being adapted or molded; plastic,; as, a flexible language.
‘This was a principle more flexible to their purpose.’;
extended meanings; capable of change;
‘a flexible character’; ‘flexible schedules’;
able to flex; able to bend easily;
‘slim flexible birches’;
able to adjust readily to different conditions;
‘an adaptable person’; ‘a flexible personality’; ‘an elastic clause in a contract’;
bending and snapping back readily without breaking
making or willing to make concessions;
‘loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet’;
capable of bending easily without breaking
‘flexible rubber seals’;
able to be easily modified to respond to altered circumstances
‘small businesses which are dependent on flexible working hours’;
(of a person) ready and able to change so as to adapt to different circumstances
‘you can save money if you're flexible about where your room is located’;