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Definition of the adjective agile

What does agile mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more agile / agiler | most agile / agilest

  1. moving quickly and lightly
  2. mentally quick

Alternative definition of the adjective agile


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

Definition of the adjective agile for high school students

    quick, nimble
    • example: The dogs were too slow to catch the agile rabbit.

The adjective agile is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

Definition of the noun agile

What does agile mean as a name of something?

Specialised definition of the noun agile

Glossary of sports

able to move quickly and with suppleness, skill and control (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


Agile Software Corporation, was a San Jose, California based company that provided product lifecycle management software.

  • also known as Agile Software Corp, Agile Software Corporation
  • official website:


Who is Agile?

Agile: Ajene Griffith, better known as Agile, is a Canadian hip-hop producer and DJ from Toronto, Ontario. He is a member of the hip-hop groups BrassMunk and Big Black Lincoln.


Agile was an American Thoroughbred racehorse that was the winner of the 1905 Kentucky Derby. Agile won the Sapphire Stakes as a two year old and the Phoenix Stakes as a three year old.

  • born in (114 years ago)


"Agile" is a book by Mas Abe.


  1. AGILE is an X-ray and Gamma ray astronomical satellite of the Italian Space Agency.
    • also known as 伽玛射线轻型探测器
  2. Agile is a breed temperament.

Phrases with Agile

Phrases starting with the word Agile:

  1. Agile Gibbon
  2. Agile Wallaby
  3. Agile Klipfish
  4. Agile Mangabey
  5. Agile Antechinus

Phrases ending with the word Agile:

  1. Gryon agile
  2. Clelia Agile
  3. Podium agile
  4. Antalis Agile
  5. Dicaeum agile
  6. Diadegma Agile
  7. Loxosoma agile
  8. Dentalium Agile
  9. Nectonema Agile
  10. Tachysoma Agile
  11. Xiphidium Agile
  12. Glochinema Agile
  13. Lathrobium Agile
  14. Loxosomina Agile
  15. Orchelimum agile

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agile

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Google previewCross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions (2016)

by Scott C. Whitaker

Being agile means to swiftly adjust the firm to the business context and enable the firm to make profit out of it. By nature, corporate strategy must be adaptive and react to external or internal stimuli. The decisions aimed at growing the revenues, ...

Google previewCIO Master (2016)

Unleash the Digital Potential of It by Pearl Zhu

Being agile also means to become a truly holistic organization. Organizational agility is only achieved when the organization changes, stops talking about IT and business as separate entities and recognize that it is one organization with one ...

Google previewAgile Software Development Ecosystems (2002)

by James A. Highsmith

Being Agile means responding to change, and responding to change means rework and revisiting priorities. However, both process and attitude can contribute to easing the tension. In Scrum, for example, once the feature list for a 30-day ...

Google previewStrategies for Information Technology Governance (2004)

by Wim Van Grembergen

This new link of IT with economics and the need for business organisations to be agile means that rather than a hard-wired e-business strategy (simple planning and implementation) companies require re-wireable business agility (organic IT ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer & Information Technology (2014)

by Mrinal Talukdar

Agile retrospective An Agile retrospective is a meeting that is held at the end...

Google previewA Dictionary of Similes (1917)

by Frank Jenners Wilstach

Agile. Agile as a cat. — Anon. Agile as a monkey. — Dumas, pere. Agitated. Agitated with delight like a waving sea. — Arabian Nights. Aglow.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Terminology for Educational Communications and Technology (2013)

by Rita C Richey

Communication between all stakeholders is considered an essential process in the agile PM framework. Team members and clients need to know and understand the status of the project at any given point in time to ensure smooth functioning ...

Google previewGrand Illustrated Encyclopedia of Animated Nature (1855)

Embracing a Full Description of the Different Races of Men, and of the Characteristic Habits and Modes of Life of the Various Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Insects, Reptiles, and Microscopic Animalcula of the Globe. Being a Complete History of the Animal Kingdom by John Frost

Agile Gibbon. )larmozet. The Guereza is a native of Abyssinia, where it lives in small families, tenanting the lofty trees in the neighborhood of running waters. It is active and lively, and at the same time, gentle and inoffensive. Its general color is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization (2014)

by Wang, John

Agile manufacturing promises not just improved manufacturing performance, but also the support to future business strategies designed to improve the way in which an enterprise competes in the market place (Prince and Kay, 2003).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gender and Information Technology (2006)

by Trauth, Eileen M.

As mentioned previously, the agile method lays out specific practices that aim at guiding software developers during the process of developing quality software products. In our opinion, this attribute—the laying out of specific procedures— ...

Google previewDictionary of Information Science and Technology (2012)

by Mehdi Khosrowpour

Agile Development Method: a class of software development methods that emphasise small, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geography (2010)

by Barney Warf

AGILE also maintains liaison with several organizations through memoranda of understanding, including Bentley Definiens, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Geomatics for Informed Decisions, Intergraph, Open Geospatial ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Organizational Communication, 4 Volume Set (2017)

by Craig Scott, Laurie Lewis

The Agile Manifesto Many software companies and other high-performance organizations have recently shifted from linear “waterfall models” of software development where products were developed, tested, revised, and then released , to the ...

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The absence of the heavy boot of Europe has preserved to these people the agile walk of the wild animal, while the general simplicity of their lives has given them many other points of physical perfection. (John Millington Synge)
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Scrabble value of A1G2I1L1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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