Pronunciation: (vûr'su-tl or, esp. Brit., -tīl"),[key] —adj. 1. capable of or adapted for turning easily from one to another of various tasks, fields of endeavor, etc.: a versatile writer. 2. having or capable of many uses: a versatile tool. 3. Bot.attached at or near the middle so as to swing freely, as an anther.
4. Zool.turning either forward or backward: a versatile toe. 5. variable or changeable, as in feeling, purpose, or policy: versatile moods.