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adaptable

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of adaptable

  1. 1 able to do many different kinds of things <an activities director who's adaptable to any kind of situation> Synonyms versatile, all-around (also all-round), protean, universalRelated Words general-purpose, mixed-use, multipurpose; well-rounded; able, ace, adept, experienced, expert, masterful, proficient, skilled, skillful; adjustable, alterable, changeable, elastic, flexible, fluid, malleable, modifiable, plastic, pliable, pliant, supple, variableNear Antonyms limited; amateur, inexperienced

  2. 2 capable of being readily changed <the caterer's menu is adaptable to specific dietary needs, such as vegan, kosher, or low-fat> Synonyms flexible, adjustable, alterable, changeable, elastic, fluid, malleable, modifiable, pliable, variableRelated Words changing, fluctuating, inconstant, labile, unstable, unsteady, varying, versatileNear Antonyms constant, stable, steady, unchanging, uniform, unvaryingAntonyms established, fixed, immutable, inelastic, inflexible, invariable, nonmalleable, ramrod, set, unadaptable, unalterable, unbudgeable, unchangeable





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