agile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French agile, from Latin agilis (agile, nimble), from agō (do, act; move). See agent.

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæd͡ʒ.aɪl/, /ˈæd͡ʒ.əl/
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Adjective[edit]

agile (comparative agiler or more agile, superlative agilest or most 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.
    • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in The Hound of the Baskervilles
      The man drew out paper and tobacco and twirled the one up in the other with surprising dexterity. He had long, quivering fingers as agile and restless as the antennae of an insect.
  2. (computing) Of or relating to Agile software development, a technique for iterative and incremental development of software involving collaboration between teams.
    agile methods

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin agilis (swift).

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agile (masculine and feminine, plural agiles)

  1. nimble, agile (quick and light in movement or action)

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German[edit]

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agile

  1. inflected form of agil

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin agilis (agile, nimble), from agō (do, act; move).

Adjective[edit]

agile m, f (masculine and feminine plural agili)

  1. agile, nimble

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Latin[edit]

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agile

  1. nominative neuter singular of agilis
  2. accusative neuter singular of agilis
  3. vocative neuter singular of agilis