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Definitions for changeable
ˈtʃeɪn dʒə bəlchange·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mutable, changeableadjective

    capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature

    "a mutable substance"; "the mutable ways of fortune"; "mutable weather patterns"; "a mutable foreign policy"

  2. changeable, changefuladjective

    such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change

    "changeable behavior"; "changeable moods"; "changeable prices"

  3. changeable, uncertain, unsettledadjective

    subject to change

    "a changeable climate"; "the weather is uncertain"; "unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other"

  4. changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shotadjective

    varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

    "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"


  1. changeableadjective

    Capable of being changed.

  2. changeableadjective

    Subject to sudden or frequent changes.

    The weather is very changeable today; it can be bright sunshine, cloudy, windy and rainy in the same half-hour.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Changeableadjective

    Etymology: from change.

    A steady mind will admit steady methods and counsels; but there is no measure to be taken of a changeable humour. Roger L'Estrange.

    As I am a man, I must be changeable; and sometimes the gravest of us all are so, even upon ridiculous accidents. John Dryden, Aurengzebe, Preface.

    The fibrous or vascular parts of vegetables seem scarce changeable in the alimentary duct. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.

    Now the taylor make thy doublet of changeable taffata; for thy mind is a very opal. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Changeableadjective

    capable of change; subject to alteration; mutable; variable; fickle; inconstant; as, a changeable humor

  2. Changeableadjective

    appearing different, as in color, in different lights, or under different circumstances; as, changeable silk

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of changeable in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of changeable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of changeable in a Sentence

  1. Professor Thomas:

    Because of advances in technology and medical science, people no longer understand the body as something natural that you're born with and live with. Instead, we understand it much more as something that is changeable and mutable, people have all sorts of surgical interventions, medical and cosmetic. It is even possible to change your gender. This means that we now see our body as something we have a responsibility to design and make. Even something as simple as a fitness routine or a tan indicates this attitude.

  2. Buddha:

    Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.

  3. The Spaniard:

    When you are third in FP2( second practice), and it’s not because of changeable conditions or anything, then you have to think about getting into Q3( the final phase of qualifying). That has to be the aim.

  4. Vincent van Gogh:

    The Mediterranean has the color of mackerel, changeable I mean. You don't always know if it is green or violet, you can't even say it's blue, because the next moment the changing reflection has taken on a tint of rose or gray.

  5. Frank Gehrke:

    California winters are very changeable. You can go like we (had) two years ago, driest on record, to this year flirting for a while with maximum on record, right now, we are looking at probably around 160% of average for this time of the year.

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  • непостоянен, променливBulgarian
  • wechselhaft, veränderlich, änderbar, wandelbarGerman
  • ŝanĝeblaEsperanto
  • variable, cambiable, cambianteSpanish
  • changeant, changeableFrench
  • ondivago, mutevoleItalian
  • 変えられる, 変わりやすいJapanese
  • modificabil, schimbabilRomanian
  • изменяемый, изменчивый, непостоянный, переменчивыйRussian
  • 多变Chinese

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