mobile Definition

  • 1able to move or be moved freely or easily
  • 2relating to mobile phones, handheld computers, and similar technology

Using mobile: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "mobile" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The furniture in the room is all mobile and can be rearranged.

  • Example

    The mobile app allows you to access your account from anywhere.

  • Example

    The company specializes in mobile game development.

  • Example

    She has a mobile phone with a large screen.

mobile Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with mobile

  • a prefabricated structure built on a permanent chassis, designed to be towed to a site and connected to utilities


    They decided to live in a mobile home for a year while they saved money for a house.

  • a vehicle that is equipped as a library and provides books to people who are unable to visit a stationary library


    The mobile library visits our neighborhood every Wednesday afternoon.

  • a group of employees who work remotely and use mobile devices to communicate and complete their work


    The company has a mobile workforce that operates from different locations around the world.

Origins of mobile

from Latin 'mobilis', meaning 'movable'


Summary: mobile in Brief

The term 'mobile' [ˈmoʊbəl] describes something that is able to move or be moved easily, such as furniture or vehicles. It also refers to technology like mobile phones and handheld computers. Examples include 'The mobile app allows you to access your account from anywhere.' and 'She has a mobile phone with a large screen.' Phrases like 'mobile home' and 'mobile library' refer to specific types of movable structures.

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