HyperDic: versatile

English > 4 senses of the word versatile:
ADJECTIVEallversatile, varioushaving great diversity or variety
allversatilechangeable or inconstant
allversatilecompetent in many areas and able to turn with ease from one thing to another
allversatileable to move freely in all directions
versatile > pronunciation
Soundsversahtay'l; ver'sahtahl
Rhymesaisle ... worthwhile: 64 rhymes with ayl...
abdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > versatile: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving great diversity or variety.
Example "his vast and versatile erudition"
Synonymvarious
BroadervariedCharacterized by variety
Spanishdiverso, variado, vario, versátil
Catalandivers, vari, variat
Nounsversatilityhaving a wide variety of skills
English > versatile: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningchangeable or inconstant.
Example"versatile moods"
Broadervariableliable to or capable of change
Spanishinconsistente, versátil
Catalanversàtil
English > versatile: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningcompetent in many areas and able to turn with ease from one thing to another.
Example"a versatile writer"
BroaderskilledHaving or showing or requiring special skill
Spanishversátil
Nounsversatilityhaving a wide variety of skills
English > versatile: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningable to move freely in all directions.
Examples
  • "an owl's versatile toe can move backward and forward"
  • "an insect's versatile antennae can move up and down or laterally"
  • "a versatile anther of a flower moves freely in the wind"
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Broadermobilemoving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)
Spanishversátil

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