Etymology
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agile (adj.)

"having quickness of motion, nimble, active" (of body or mind), 1580s, from French agile (14c.) and directly from Latin agilis "nimble, quick," from agere "to set in motion, keep in movement" (from PIE root *ag- "to drive, draw out or forth, move"). Related: Agilely.

updated on December 07, 2020

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Definitions of agile from WordNet

agile (adj.)
moving quickly and lightly;
sleek and agile as a gymnast
Synonyms: nimble / quick / spry
agile (adj.)
mentally quick;
an agile mind
Synonyms: nimble
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