Changeable

  • 1 Changeable — may refer to: Changeables also known as McRobots, a toy series produced by McDonald s Changeable Hawk eagle, or Crested Hawk Eagle Swift Changeable Changeable Lizard, or Oriental garden lizard Changeable tree toad, or Gray tree frog Changeable… …

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  • 2 changeable — changeable, changeful, variable, mutable, protean are comparable when meaning having or showing a marked capacity for changes or a marked tendency to alter itself or be altered under slight provocation. Changeable, the ordinary and most… …

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  • 3 changeable — [ ʃɑ̃ʒabl ] adj. • XIIe « inconstant »; de changer ♦ Qui peut être changé. ⇒ métamorphosable, modifiable, remplaçable, réversible. « des choses de convention, c est à dire à peu près immuables ou du moins fort lentement changeables » (Stendhal).… …

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  • 4 Changeable — Change a*ble, a. [Cf. F. changeable.] 1. Capable of change; subject to alteration; mutable; variable; fickle; inconstant; as, a changeable humor. [1913 Webster] 2. Appearing different, as in color, in different lights, or under different… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 changeable — (adj.) mid 13c., from Fr. changeable, from changier (see CHANGE (Cf. change)) …

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  • 6 changeable — index aleatory (uncertain), ambulatory, capricious, conditional, convertible, debatable, disordered …

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  • 7 changeable — is spelt with an e in the middle to preserve the soft sound of the g …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 changeable — [adj] erratic agitated, capricious, changeful, commutative, convertible, fickle, fitful, flighty, fluctuating, fluid, impulsive, inconstant, indecisive, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, kaleidoscopic, mercurial, mobile, movable, mutable,… …

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  • 9 changeable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) liable to unpredictable variation. 2) able to be changed. DERIVATIVES changeability noun …

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  • 10 changeable — [chān′jə bəl] adj. [ME] 1. that can change or be changed; likely or tending to change; variable; alterable; fickle 2. having a changing appearance or color, as some silk when looked at from different angles; iridescent changeability n.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 changeable — adjective Date: 13th century capable of change: as a. able or apt to vary < changeable weather > b. subject to change ; alterable < changeable plans > c. fickle < a person changeable in his mood …

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  • 12 changeable — adjective 1) the weather will be changeable changeable moods Syn: variable, inconstant, varying, changing, fluctuating, irregular; erratic, inconsistent, unstable, unsettled, turbulent, protean; fickle, capricious …

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  • 13 changeable — [[t]tʃe͟ɪnʤəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is changeable is likely to change many times. The forecast is for changeable weather. Syn: unsettled …

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  • 14 changeable — changeability, changeableness, n. changeably, adv. /chayn jeuh beuhl/, adj. 1. liable to change or to be changed; variable. 2. of changing color or appearance: changeable silk. [1200 50; ME; see CHANGE, ABLE] Syn. 1. erratic, inconstant, fickle,… …

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  • 15 changeable — adjective a) Capable of being changed. The weather is very changeable today; it can be bright sunshine, cloudy, windy and rainy in the same half hour. b) Subject to sudden or frequent changes …

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  • 16 changeable — (chan ja bl ) adj. Qui peut être changé. HISTORIQUE    XIIIe s. •   Li cens a non reguliers por ce qu il maine l omme droit comme li riule [la règle], ne n est onques canjable, Comput, f° 4. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Changer. SUPPLÉMENT AU DICTIONNAIRE… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 17 changeable — adj. Changeable is used with these nouns: ↑weather …

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  • 18 changeable — change|a|ble [ˈtʃeındʒəbəl] adj likely to change, or changing often ▪ changeable weather …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 changeable — change|a|ble [ tʃeındʒəbl ] adjective tending to change suddenly and often: UNPREDICTABLE: a period of changeable weather ╾ change|a|bil|i|ty [ ,tʃeındʒə bıləti ] noun uncount …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 changeable — adjective likely to change or changing often: The weather was very changeable. changeably adverb changeableness noun (U) changeability noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English