What does Agile mean?

Definitions for Agile
ˈædʒ əl, -aɪlag·ile

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agile, nimble, quick, spryadjective

    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"

  2. agile, nimbleadjective

    mentally quick

    "an agile mind"; "nimble wits"


  1. agileadjective

    Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue.

  2. Etymology: From agile, from agilis, from ago. See agent.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. AGILEadjective

    Nimble; ready; having the quality of being speedily put in motion; active.

    Etymology: agile, Fr. agilis, Lat.

    With that he gave his able horse the head,
    And bending forward struck his agile heels
    Against the panting sides of his poor jade,
    Up to the rowel-head. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.

    The immediate and agile subservience of the spirits to the empire of the mind or soul. Matthew Hale, Origin of Mankind.

    To guide its actions with informing care,
    In peace to judge, to conquer in the war,
    Render it agile, witty, valiant, sage,
    As fits the various course of human age. Matthew Prior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Agileadjective

    having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue


  1. Agile

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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Agile

    aj′il, adj. active: nimble.—n. Agil′ity, quickness of motion: nimbleness—also Ag′ileness. [Fr.—L. agilisagĕre, to do or act.]

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  1. agiel

  2. galei

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Agile in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Agile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Agile in a Sentence

  1. Space Operations Gen. David Thompson:

    We are incredibly lean and it makes us agile, but rather than day-by-day deciding who is going to attend meetings at the Pentagon, the question is can we afford to take meetings at the Pentagon, it’s both a challenge and an opportunity.

  2. Carles Lloret:

    I think that Spain is ready, (But) there are services which cannot yet be launched because the regulation is not sufficiently agile.

  3. Matthew Herne:

    These small dinosaurs would have been agile runners on their powerful hind legs.

  4. Chief Executive Officer Alan Joyce:

    This record result reflects a stronger, leaner, more agile Qantas.

  5. Heather MacIntosh:

    My favorite X-rays are definitely the snakes. Humans have 33 vertebrae while snakes have between 200 and 400, which is how theyre so incredibly agile its amazing to see it on screen.

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    money demanded for the return of a captured person
    • A. integrity
    • B. scrutiny
    • C. ransom
    • D. slip

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