agile, nimble, quick, spry(adj)
moving quickly and lightly
"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"
"an agile mind"; "nimble wits"
Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue.
Origin: From agile, from agilis, from ago. See agent.
having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue
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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
aj′il, adj. active: nimble.—n. Agil′ity, quickness of motion: nimbleness—also Ag′ileness. [Fr.—L. agilis—agĕre, to do or act.]
The numerical value of agile in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of agile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There is nothing to winning, really. That is, if you happen to be blessed with a keen eye, an agile mind, and no scruples whatsoever.
When people around you change, moving from a very process-defined model to a much more agile model, it is definitely making a dent in everyone's thinking.
As one of the earliest and oldest crocodylomorphs, Carnufex was a far cry from living crocodiles. It was an agile, terrestrial predator that hunted on land, carnufex predates the group that living crocodiles belong to.
It's not about financial gain, (these) give us easier access to see what the new business models look like, they're more agile than a lot of the telecom operators. We don't have the time and skill sets to do this in house.
Our biggest strategic risk is not being able to change ahead of it, we are bound by internal process and decision-making … that leads us to believe we can take long periods of time to do things – that’s not the world we live in today. We have got to become more strategically agile in everything from education to training.
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- رشيق, خفيف الحركةArabic
- пъргав, чевръст, подвиженBulgarian
- àgilCatalan, Valencian
- behände, agil, wendigGerman
- چالاک, تَر و فرز, چُست, چابُکPersian
- gradScottish Gaelic
- すばしこい, 敏捷Japanese
- žigls, ņiprs, vingrs, knašs, veiklsLatvian
- tangkas, lincahMalay
- beweeglijk, behendig, lenigDutch
- smidig, behendig, sprek, ledigNorwegian
- гибкий, проворный, подвижный, ловкийRussian
- vig, smidigSwedish
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