Definitions for labileˈleɪ bəl, -baɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

la•bileˈleɪ bəl, -baɪl(adj.)

  1. apt or likely to change.

  2. (of a chemical compound) capable of changing state or becoming inactive when subjected to heat or radiation.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of labile:

1400–50; late ME labyl < LL lābilis= L lāb(ī) to slip +-ilis -ile1

la•bil•i•tyləˈbɪl ɪ ti, leɪ-(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. labile(adj)

    (chemistry, physics, biology) readily undergoing change or breakdown

  2. labile(adj)

    liable to change

    "an emotionally labile person"


  1. labile(Adjective)

    Liable to slip, err, fall, or apostatize.

  2. labile(Adjective)

    Apt or likely to change.

  3. labile(Adjective)

    Kinetically unstable; rapidly cleaved (and possibly reformed).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Labile(adj)

    liable to slip, err, fall, or apostatize

Anagrams of labile

  1. alible

  2. Biella

  3. liable

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