versatile meaning, versatile definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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1       adj   If you say that a person is versatile, you approve of them because they have many different skills.,   (approval)    He had been one of the game's most versatile athletes.     
  versatility      n-uncount  
Aileen stands out for her incredible versatility as an actress.     
2       adj   A tool, machine, or material that is versatile can be used for many different purposes.  
Never before has computing been so versatile.     
  versatility      n-uncount  
Velvet is not known for its versatility.     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  


adaptable, adjustable, all-purpose, all-round, all-singing, all-dancing, flexible, functional, handy, many-sided, multifaceted, protean, resourceful, variable  
   fixed, inflexible, invariable, limited, one-sided, unadaptable  

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