Versatile vs Possibility - What's the difference?

versatile | possibility |

As an adjective versatile

is capable of doing many things competently.

As a noun possibility is

the quality of being possible.




(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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  • The quality of being possible.
  • A thing possible; that which may take place or come into being.
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  • An option or choice, usually used in context with future events.
  • Synonyms

    * option * choice * contingency * See also


    * impossibility

    Derived terms

    * logical possibility * possibility theory