What does equable mean?

Definitions for equableˈɛk wə bəl, ˈi kwə-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word equable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. equable(adj)

    not varying

    "an equable climate"

  2. equable, even-tempered, good-tempered, placid(adj)

    not easily irritated

    "an equable temper"; "not everyone shared his placid temperament"; "remained placid despite the repeated delays"


  1. equable(Adjective)

    Unvarying, calm and steady; constant and uniform.

  2. equable(Adjective)

    Free from extremes of heat or cold.

  3. equable(Adjective)

    Not easily disturbed; tranquil.

  4. Origin: From aequabilis, from aequo, from aequus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Equable(adj)

    equal and uniform; continuing the same at different times; -- said of motion, and the like; uniform in surface; smooth; as, an equable plain or globe

  2. Equable(adj)

    uniform in action or intensity; not variable or changing; -- said of the feelings or temper

  3. Origin: [L. aequabilis, fr. aequare to make level or equal, fr. aequus even, equal. See Equal.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Equable

    ē′kwa-bl, or ek′wa-bl, adj. equal and uniform: smooth: not variable: of even temper.—ns. Equabil′ity, E′quableness, the state or condition of being equable.—adv. E′quably. [L. æquabilisæquāreæquus, equal.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of equable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of equable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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Translations for equable

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  • спокоен, умерен, равномерен, уравновесенBulgarian
  • gelijkmatigDutch

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