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AGILE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does agile mean? 

AGILE (adjective)
  The adjective AGILE has 2 senses:

1. moving quickly and lightly
2. mentally quick

  Familiarity information: AGILE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AGILE (adjective)


Sense 1agile [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Moving quickly and lightly

Synonyms:

agile; nimble; spry; quick

Context examples:

sleek and agile as a gymnast / as nimble as a deer / nimble fingers / quick of foot / the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it

Similar:

active (characterized by energetic activity)


Sense 2agile [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mentally quick

Synonyms:

agile; nimble

Context examples:

an agile mind / nimble wits

Similar:

intelligent (having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree)


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