versatile: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vûr'su-tl or, esp. Brit., -tīl"), [key]
— adj.
  1. capable of or adapted for turning easily from one to another of various tasks, fields of endeavor, etc.: a versatile writer.
  2. having or capable of many uses: a versatile tool.
  3. attached at or near the middle so as to swing freely, as an anther.
  4. turning either forward or backward: a versatile toe.
  5. variable or changeable, as in feeling, purpose, or policy: versatile moods.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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