Synonyms for (adjective) versatile

Synonyms: versatile

Definition: able to move freely in all directions

Usage: 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

Similar words: mobile

Definition: moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)

Usage: a mobile missile system; the tongue is...the most mobile articulator


Synonyms: versatile

Definition: competent in many areas and able to turn with ease from one thing to another

Usage: a versatile writer

Similar words: skilled

Definition: having or showing or requiring special skill

Usage: only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team; a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience; a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow; a skilled trade


Synonyms: versatile

Definition: changeable or inconstant

Usage: versatile moods

Similar words: variable

Definition: liable to or capable of change

Usage: rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable; variable winds; variable expenses


Synonyms: various, versatile

Definition: having great diversity or variety

Usage: his various achievements are impressive; his vast and versatile erudition

Similar words: varied

Definition: characterized by variety

Usage: immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions; his work is interesting and varied