mutable

  • 1 mutable — [ mytabl ] adj. • 1801; lat. mutabilis ♦ Sc. Qui est sujet au changement. Gène mutable. Susceptible de mutabilité. ⇒ labile. ● mutable adjectif (latin mutabilis) Littéraire. Qui est sujet au changement. Qui est susceptible d être muté, notamment… …

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  • 2 Mutable — est un mode en astrologie. Un signe mutable est un signe qui est basé sur le changement, car il correspond à la fin d une saison. ( printemps pour les Gémeaux, été pour la Vierge, automne pour le Sagittaire et hiver pour les Poissons ). Voir… …

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  • 3 Mutable — Mu ta*ble, a. [L. mutabilis, fr. mutare to change. See {Move}.] 1. Capable of alteration; subject to change; changeable in form, qualities, or nature. [1913 Webster] Things of the most accidental and mutable nature. South. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 mutable — I adjective alterable, capricious, changeable, changeful, commutable, fickle, fluctuating, inconstans, inconstant, irresolute, mutabilis, protean, subject to change, transient, uncertain, undecided, unreliable, unsettled, unstable, unsteadfast,… …

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  • 5 mutable — (adj.) late 14c., liable to change, from L. mutabilis changeable, from mutare to change, from PIE root *mei to change, go, move (Cf. Skt. methati changes, alternates, joins, meets; Avestan mitho perverted, false; Hittite mutai be changed into; L …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 mutable — Changeable, changeful, variable, protean Analogous words: unstable, inconstant, fickle: fluctuating, wavering, swinging, swaying (see SWING) Antonyms: immutable Contrasted words: *steady, even, constant, uniform, equable: *lasting, permanent,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 mutable — (Del lat. mutabĭlis). adj. p. us. mudable …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 8 mutable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ liable to change. DERIVATIVES mutability noun. ORIGIN Latin mutabilis, from mutare to change …

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  • 9 mutable — [myo͞ot′ə bəl] adj. [ME < L mutabilis, changeable < mutare, to change: see MISS1] 1. that can be changed 2. tending to frequent change; inconstant; fickle 3. subject to mutation mutability n. mutableness mutably adv …

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  • 10 mutable — ► adjetivo Que cambia con facilidad: ■ tiene un carácter demasiado mutable. SINÓNIMO mudable * * * mutable (del lat. «mutabĭlis», culto) adj. Mudable. * * * mutable. (Del lat. mutabĭlis). adj. p. us …

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  • 11 mutable — {{#}}{{LM M44178}}{{〓}} {{SynM27578}} {{[}}mutable{{]}} ‹mu·ta·ble› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} → {{↑}}mudable{{↓}}. {{#}}{{LM SynM27578}}{{〓}} {{CLAVE M44178}}{{\}}{{CLAVE}}{{/}}{{\}}SINÓNIMOS Y ANTÓNIMOS:{{/}} {{[}}mutable{{]}} {{《}}▍ adj.{{》}} =… …

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  • 12 mutable — mutability, mutableness, n. mutably, adv. /myooh teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. liable or subject to change or alteration. 2. given to changing; constantly changing; fickle or inconstant: the mutable ways of fortune. [1350 1400; ME < L mutabilis, equiv. to …

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  • 13 mutable — adjective the mutable nature of fashion Syn: changeable, variable, varying, fluctuating, shifting, inconsistent, unpredictable, inconstant, fickle, uneven, unstable, protean; literary fluctuant Ant: invariable …

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  • 14 mutable — mu•ta•ble [[t]ˈmyu tə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) liable or subject to change or alteration 2) given to changing; constantly changing: the mutable ways of fortune[/ex] • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < L mūtābilis, der. of mūtā(re) to change mu ta•bil′i•ty,… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 mutable — /ˈmjutəbəl/ (say myoohtuhbuhl) adjective 1. liable or subject to change or alteration. 2. given to changing, or ever changing; fickle or inconstant: the mutable ways of fortune. {Middle English, from Latin mūtābilis} –mutability /mjutəˈbɪləti/… …

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  • 16 mutable — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin mutabilis, from mutare to change; akin to Old English mīthan to conceal, Sanskrit mināti he exchanges, deceives Date: 14th century 1. prone to change ; inconstant 2. a. capable of change or of being …

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  • 17 mutable — adjective Changeable; inclined to mutate. Ant: immutable …

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  • 18 mutable — mu·ta·ble myüt ə bəl adj 1) capable of change or of being changed in form, quality, or nature 2) capable of or liable to mutation …

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  • 19 mutable — Synonyms and related words: able to adapt, adaptable, adjustable, alterable, alterative, ambitendent, ambivalent, at loose ends, brittle, capricious, changeable, changeful, changing, checkered, choppy, corruptible, deciduous, deviating, deviative …

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  • 20 mutable — ● adj. ►PROG En programmation objet, mot clé permettant de rendre variables certaines parties d un objet constant …

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