1. (a.) Pliant; flexible; easily bent; as, supple joints; supple fingers\.

2. (a.) Yielding compliant; not obstinate; submissive to guidance; as, a supple horse.

3. (a.) Bending to the humor of others; flattering; fawning; obsequious.

4. (v. t.) To make soft and pliant; to render flexible; as, to supple leather.

5. (v. t.) To make compliant, submissive, or obedient.

6. (v. i.) To become soft and pliant.

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