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"

Wiktionary

  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.

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

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

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  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. Herbert Diess:

    When I took office in Wolfsburg, I had firmly resolved to change the VW system. This meant breaking up old, encrusted structures and making the company more agile and modern, together with many companions with the same level of motivation, I succeeded in doing this in many places, but not in some, especially not yet at our corporate headquarters in Wolfsburg.

  2. Woody Allen:

    I'm 80 and I can't believe it ! i'm so youthful, agile, nimble, spry, mentally alert that it's astonishing.

  3. Matthew Herne:

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

  4. Susan Michie:

    Think about it as road safety -- we have to do our own risk assessment when crossing the road, for example, do we always cross the road just on the traffic lights or on zebra crossings, or do we occasionally cross it elsewhere ? If we do, we probably consider several things, such as how far away are the cars, what speed are they traveling at, are the roads wet, how agile am I ?

  5. Cindy Howells:

    This dinosaur was very small, it was an agile, meat eating creature with sharp teeth, sharp claws, able to move swiftly and grab its prey. We don't quite know what it would have eaten, but possibly small reptiles, small mammals, and possibly other dinosaurs as well. It was a bit like a medium sized dog, very slender, very long-tailed to help it balance as it moved.

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