Versatile vs Ductile - What's the difference?

versatile | ductile |


As adjectives the difference between versatile and ductile

is that versatile is capable of doing many things competently while ductile is capable of being pulled or stretched into thin wire by mechanical force without breaking.

versatile

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Capable of doing many things competently.
  • Having varied uses or many functions.
  • Changeable or inconstant.
  • (biology) Capable of moving freely in all directions.
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  • Derived terms

    * versatility

    Anagrams

    * * ----

    ductile

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Capable of being pulled or stretched into thin wire by mechanical force without breaking.
  • Molded easily into a new form.
  • (rare) Led easily; prone to follow.
  • Synonyms

    * (molded easily) flexible, plastic, pliant; see also * (led easily) tractable

    Antonyms

    * (capable of being pulled into thin wire) brittle

    Coordinate terms

    * malleable

    See also

    * elastic ----