- 1The quality of bending easily without breaking: players gained improved flexibility in their anklesMore example sentences
pliability, suppleness, pliancy, plasticity; elasticity, stretchiness, springiness, spring, resilience, bounce• informal giveadaptability, adjustability, variability, versatility, open-endedness, freedom, latitudeamenability, accommodations, tolerance, willingness to compromise
- I ended up going to a small assembler where flexibility was real.
- The mature consumer may benefit from the flexibility of a fabric like pleather.
- The chain's flexibility is to a limited degree controllable.
- 1.1The ability to be easily modified: I enjoyed the flexibility of the scheduleMore example sentences
- The paint spray process is entirely manual, for maximum paint color flexibility.
- Perhaps the zero tolerance rule is being applied without flexibility.
- In most spheres, there is some flexibility in gender roles.
- 1.2Willingness to change or compromise: the government has shown flexibility in applying its policyMore example sentences
- The Commission has, within the processes, flexibility to deal with the French situation.
- Both manufacturers and dealers need flexibility in running their businesses.
- Today that means developing a ferocious work ethic, self-discipline, competitive zeal, and flexibility.