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Definition 1: make pliant and flexible - [verb of change]

Samples where supple or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These boots are not yet suppled by frequent use

(supple is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 2: (used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where supple or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a supple mind
  • a limber imagination

Synonyms for supple in the sense of this definition

(supple is similar to ...) capable of being changed

"flexible schedules"

Definition 3: gracefully thin and bending and moving with ease - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for supple in the sense of this definition

(supple is similar to ...) characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution

Definition 4: (used of persons' bodies) capable of moving or bending freely - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for supple in the sense of this definition

(supple is similar to ...) able to flex; able to bend easily

"slim flexible birches"

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