Pronunciation of Adaptable
/ɐdˈaptəbə͡l/, /ɐdˈaptəbəl/, /ɐ_d_ˈa_p_t_ə_b_əl/
Synonyms for adaptable:
Other synonyms and related words:
many-sided, all-purpose, manageable, one-size-fits-all, enterprising, multipurpose, filmable, adaptive, open-minded, dual-purpose, labile, all-mains, universal, tolerant, docile, open, general-purpose, all-around, adjustable, convenient, useful, transferable, liberal, broad-minded, multifunctional.
irresolute, changeful, mercurial, reformable, changeable, unsteady, unstable, fickle, transformable, precarious, alterable, Transposable, mutable, wavering, fluid, Vicissitudinous, flighty, adjustable, modifiable, shifting, ever-changing, versatile, restless, protean, varying, convertible, volatile, movable, vacillating, variable, inconstant, flexible, unsettled.
ductile, amenable, compliant, earnest, assenting, acquiescent, ready, susceptible, persuadable, biddable, cooperative, pliable, yielding, eager, willing, pliant, submissive, agreeable, tame, malleable, plastic, flexible, tractable, receptive.
Sense 1 (noun)
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Usage examples for adaptable:
- It makes the young animal flexible, plastic, and adaptable; it supplements all his other instincts and imperfect functions; it gives him a new chance to live, and so determines the course of evolution in the direction which the playful animal represents. - "The Story of the Mind", James Mark Baldwin.
- Shows that the phonetic principles upon which Esperanto is based make it admirably adaptable, and gives illustrations. - "The Esperantist, Complete", Various.