HyperDic: mobile

English > 8 senses of the word mobile / Mobile:
ADJECTIVEallmobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wanderingmigratory
allmobilemoving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)
allmobilehaving transportation available
allmobilecapable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another
allmobile, fluidaffording change (especially in social status)
NOUNobjectMobile, Mobile Rivera river in southwestern Alabama
locationMobilea port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay
artifactmobilesculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents
mobile / Mobile > pronunciation
Soundsmow'bahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > mobile: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMigratory.
Example"a restless mobile society"
Synonymsnomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering
Broaderunsettlednot settled or established
Spanisherrante, itinerante, nómada
Catalanerrant, itinerant, nòmada
Nounsmobilitythe quality of moving freely
English > mobile: 8 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmoving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place).
Examples
  • "a mobile missile system"
  • "the tongue is...the most mobile articulator"
NarrowerairborneMoved or conveyed by or through air
ambulant, ambulatoryable to walk about
floatingInclined to move or be moved about
maneuverable, manoeuvrablecapable of maneuvering or changing position
mechanized, mechanised, motorizedUsing vehicles
motile(of spores or microorganisms) capable of movement
movable, moveable, transferable, transferrable, transportablecapable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another
perambulatingstrolling or walking around
racydesigned or suitable for competing in a race
raisable, raiseablecapable of being raised
rangyAdapted to wandering or roaming
rotatablecapable of being rotated
seaborneconveyed by sea
transplantablecapable of being transplanted
versatileable to move freely in all directions
waterbornetransported by water
See alsomovingIn motion
Oppositeimmobilenot capable of movement or of being moved
Spanishcelular, móvil
Catalanmòbil
Nounsmobilitythe quality of moving freely
English > mobile: 8 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving transportation available.
BroadermovingIn motion
Spanishmovible, móvil
Catalanmòbil, movible
English > mobile: 8 senses > adjective 4
Meaningcapable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another.
Example"a highly mobile face"
Broaderchangeable, changefulSuch that alteration is possible
English > mobile: 8 senses > adjective 5
Meaningaffording change (especially in social status).
Example "upwardly mobile"
Synonymfluid
Broaderchangeable, changefulSuch that alteration is possible
Spanishcambiante, inestable
English > Mobile: 8 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay.
SynonymMobile River
Instance ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofAlabama, Heart of Dixie, Camellia State, AL, Ala.A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
SpanishMobile
CatalanMobile
English > Mobile: 8 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
portA place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
Part ofAlabama, Heart of Dixie, Camellia State, AL, Ala.A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
English > mobile: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningsculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents.
BroadersculptureA three-dimensional work of plastic art
OppositestabileA sculpture having fixed units (usually constructed of sheet metal) and attached to a fixed support
Spanishmóvil
Catalanmòbil

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