HyperDic: supple

English > 4 senses of the word supple:
VERBchangesupplemake pliant and flexible
ADJECTIVEallsupple, lissome, lissom, lithe, lithesome, sinuousmoving and bending with ease
allsupple, limber(used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable
allsupple, limber(used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely
supple > pronunciation
Soundssah'pahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > supple: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMoving and bending with ease.
Synonymslissome, lissom, lithe, lithesome, sinuous
BroadergracefulCharacterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution
Spanishagil, ligero, liviano
Catalanàgil, lleuger
Nounssupplenessthe gracefulness of a person or animal that is flexible and supple / supple
English > supple: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable.
Example"a supple mind"
Synonymlimber
BroaderflexibleCapable of being changed
Spanishágil
Nounssupplenessadaptability of mind or character
English > supple: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely.
Synonymlimber
Broaderflexible, flexileable to flex
Spanishflexible
Nounssupplenessthe property of being pliant / pliant and flexible
English > supple: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake pliant and flexible.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"These boots are not yet suppled by frequent use"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishflexibilizar, reblandecer

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