Versatile vs Persistence - What's the difference?

versatile | persistence |

As an adjective versatile

is capable of doing many things competently.

As a noun persistence is

the property of being persistent.




(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


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    (en noun)
  • The property of being persistent.
  • You've got to admire his persistence . He's asked her out every day for a month even though she keeps turning him down.
  • (computer science) Of data, continuing to exist after the execution of the program.
  • Once written to a disk file, the data has persistence : it will still be there tomorrow when we run the next program.
  • (meteorology) Continuation of the previous day's weather (particularly temperature and precipitation statistics).
  • Synonyms

    * persistency * See also * See also