changeable

adjective
change·​able | \ ˈchān-jə-bəl How to pronounce changeable (audio) \

Definition of changeable

: capable of change: such as
a : able or apt to vary changeable weather
b : subject to change : alterable changeable plans
c : fickle a person changeable in his moods

Other Words from changeable

changeability \ ˌchān-​jə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce changeable (audio) \ noun
changeableness \ ˈchān-​jə-​bəl-​nəs How to pronounce changeable (audio) \ noun
changeably \ ˈchān-​jə-​blē How to pronounce changeable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of changeable in a Sentence

The terms of this contract are easily changeable. an easily changeable color scheme for the nursery
Recent Examples on the Web With changeable weather, cold seas and heavy maritime traffic, the crossing is dangerous for the inflatables and other small boats that men, women and children squeeze into. The Associated. Press, Arkansas Online, 25 Nov. 2021 With changeable weather, cold seas and heavy maritime traffic, the crossing is dangerous for the inflatables and other small boats that men, women and children squeeze into. The Associated. Press, Arkansas Online, 25 Nov. 2021 For people experiencing high levels of stress, well, some of those things are changeable in people's lives, but some of them aren't, especially during the pandemic. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 27 Nov. 2021 With changeable weather, cold seas and heavy maritime traffic, the crossing is dangerous for the inflatables and other small boats that men, women and children squeeze into. The Associated. Press, Arkansas Online, 25 Nov. 2021 But part of Allen's post-season analysis is looking at what are core principles versus what is changeable. Zach Osterman, The Indianapolis Star, 20 Nov. 2021 The product was a pair of high-tech glasses featuring changeable frames. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 13 Oct. 2021 With changeable weather, cold seas and heavy maritime traffic, the crossing is dangerous for the inflatables and other small boats that men, women and children squeeze into. The Associated. Press, Arkansas Online, 25 Nov. 2021 With changeable weather, cold seas and heavy maritime traffic, the crossing is dangerous for the inflatables and other small boats that men, women and children squeeze into. Michel Spingler, Sylvia Hui, Anchorage Daily News, 24 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of changeable

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jan 2022

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“Changeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/changeable. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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More Definitions for changeable

changeable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of changeable

: able to change or to be changed
: changing often or suddenly

changeable

adjective
change·​able | \ ˈchān-jə-bəl How to pronounce changeable (audio) \

Kids Definition of changeable

: able or likely to become different changeable weather

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