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English Dictionary: changeable by the DICT Development Group
2 results for changeable
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. 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"
    Synonym(s): mutable, changeable
    Antonym(s): changeless, immutable
  2. such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change; "changeable behavior"; "changeable moods"; "changeable prices"
    Synonym(s): changeable, changeful
    Antonym(s): unchangeable
  3. subject to change; "a changeable climate"; "the weather is uncertain"; "unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other"
    Synonym(s): changeable, uncertain, unsettled
  4. varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"
    Synonym(s): changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Changeable \Change"a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. changeable.]
      1. Capable of change; subject to alteration; mutable;
            variable; fickle; inconstant; as, a changeable humor.
      2. Appearing different, as in color, in different lights, or
            under different circumstances; as, changeable silk.
      Syn: Mutable; alterable; variable; inconstant; fitful;
               vacillating; capricious; fickle; unstable; unsteady;
               unsettled; wavering; erratic; giddy; volatile.
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