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English adjective: changeable

1. changeable capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature


SamplesA mutable substance.
The mutable ways of fortune.
Mutable weather patterns.
A mutable foreign policy.


Synonymsmutable


Antonymschangeless, immutable

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


SamplesChangeable behavior.
Changeable moods.
Changeable prices.


Synonymschangeful


Similaradjustable, astatic, checkered, distortable, erratic, fickle, fluid, fluid, jittering, kaleidoscopic, kaleidoscopical, mercurial, mobile, mobile, open-ended, quick-change, quick-drying, quicksilver, reversible, unstable, volatile


See alsoexchangeable, inconstant


Attributechangeability, changeableness


Antonymsunchangeable

3. changeable subject to change


SamplesA changeable climate.
The weather is uncertain.
Unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other.


Synonymsuncertain, unsettled


Similarvariable


Antonymsinvariable

4. changeable varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles


SamplesChangeable taffeta.
Chatoyant (or shot) silk.
A dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent.


Synonymschatoyant, iridescent, shot


Similarcolorful, colourful


Antonymscolorless, colourless









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