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mobile

mo·bile

mobile

 
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: mo bl [or] mo baIl
definition 1: able to move or be moved from one place or position to another.
a mobile home
synonyms:
motile, movable
antonyms:
immobile, immovable, stabile, stationary
similar words:
ambulatory, animate, locomotive, moving, portable, traveling
definition 2: in motion; moving.
Objects appear different when they are mobile.
antonyms:
immobile, motionless
definition 3: changing rapidly or readily from one state, mood, expression, or the like, to another.
a mobile mouth
synonyms:
changeable, fluid, mutable
antonyms:
immobile, motionless, stable
similar words:
expressive, protean, reactive, responsive, restless, volatile
definition 4: characterized by relatively easy or common movement from one social class or level to another or by an easy intermixture of different social groups.
an upwardly mobile person
similar words:
progressive
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: mo bil  for 1 [or] mo baIl  for 2
definition 1: a work of art, usu. suspended, made of pieces that are connected by wire or string and that move when touched by a breeze. (Cf. stabile.)
definition 2: (chiefly British) a mobile telephone that operates using radio signals and therefore requires no wires; cell phone. A mobile is part of a system composed of many low-power radio transmitters located in "cells" across a region and will receive a radio signal from whichever transmitter in the system is closest.
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The word mobile contains the following parts:
-ile, -il Latin adjective-forming suffix that means capable of being or undergoing; pertaining to