changeable


changeable
changeable [adj] erratic agitated, capricious, changeful, commutative, convertible, fickle, fitful, flighty, fluctuating, fluid, impulsive, inconstant, indecisive, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, kaleidoscopic, mercurial, mobile, movable, mutable, permutable, protean, restless, reversible, revocable, shifting, skittish, spasmodic, transformable, transitional, uncertain, unpredictable, unreliable, unsettled, unstable, unsteady, vacillating, vagrant, variable, variant, varying, versatile, volatile, wavering, whimsical; concept 534 —Ant. certain, changeless, constant, fixed, lasting, reliable, stable, steady, sure, unchangeable, undeviating

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  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 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).… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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

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

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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