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change·a·ble

 (chān′jə-bəl)
adj.
1. Liable to change; capricious: changeable weather.
2. Being such that alteration is possible: changeable behavior.
3. Varying in color or appearance when seen from different angles: changeable silk.

change′a·bil′i·ty, change′a·ble·ness n.
change′a·bly adv.

changeable

(ˈtʃeɪndʒəbəl)
adj
1. able to change or be changed; fickle: changeable weather.
2. varying in colour when viewed from different angles or in different lights
ˌchangeaˈbility, ˈchangeableness n
ˈchangeably adv

change•a•ble

(ˈtʃeɪn dʒə bəl)

adj.
1. liable to change or to be changed; variable.
2. of changing color or appearance: changeable silk.
[1200–50]
change`a•bil′i•ty, change′a•ble•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.changeable - 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"
2.changeable - such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change; "changeable behavior"; "changeable moods"; "changeable prices"
inconstant - likely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason; variable; "inconstant affections"; "an inconstant lover"; "swear not by...the inconstant moon"- Shakespeare
exchangeable - suitable to be exchanged
unchangeable - not changeable or subject to change; "a fixed and unchangeable part of the germ plasm"-Ashley Montagu; "the unchangeable seasons"; "one of the unchangeable facts of life"
3.changeable - subject to changechangeable - subject to change; "a changeable climate"; "the weather is uncertain"; "unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other"
variable - liable to or capable of change; "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"; "variable winds"; "variable expenses"
4.changeable - varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"
colorful, colourful - having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves"

changeable

changeable

adjective
Translations
قابِلٌ للتَّغييرقَابِلٌ لِلتَغْيِير
proměnlivývrtkavý
ustabilustadigforanderlig
vaihteleva
promjenjiv
breytilegur
変わりやすい
변하기 쉬운
ändringsbar
ที่เปลี่ยนแปลงได้
dễ thay đổi

changeable

[ˈtʃeɪndʒəbl] ADJ [situation, weather] → variable; [person] → voluble, inconstante

changeable

[ˈtʃeɪndʒəbəl] adj
[weather] → variable
[person] → changeant(e)change machine ndistributeur m de monnaiechange management n (BUSINESS)gestion f du changementchange of life n (= menopause) → ménopause f

changeable

adj person, characterunbeständig; weatherveränderlich, wechselhaft; mood, windswechselnd

changeable

[ˈtʃeɪndʒəbl] adj (person) → mutevole; (weather) → mutevole, variabile

change

(tʃeindʒ) verb
1. to make or become different. They have changed the time of the train; He has changed since I saw him last.
2. to give or leave (one thing etc for another). She changed my library books for me.
3. (sometimes with into) to remove (clothes etc) and replace them by clean or different ones. I'm just going to change (my shirt); I'll change into an old pair of trousers.
4. (with into) to make into or become (something different). The prince was changed into a frog.
5. to give or receive (one kind of money for another). Could you change this bank-note for cash?
noun
1. the process of becoming or making different. The town is undergoing change.
2. an instance of this. a change in the programme.
3. a substitution of one thing for another. a change of clothes.
4. coins rather than paper money. I'll have to give you a note – I have no change.
5. money left over or given back from the amount given in payment. He paid with a dollar and got 20 cents change.
6. a holiday, rest etc. He has been ill – the change will do him good.
ˈchangeable adjective
changing often; liable to change often. changeable moods.
change hands
to pass into different ownership. This car has changed hands three times.
a change of heart
a change in attitude.
the change of life
the menopause.
change one's mind
to alter one's intention or opinion (about something). He was going to go to France but he changed his mind.
for a change
to be different; for variety. We're tired of the car, so we'll walk for a change.

changeable

قَابِلٌ لِلتَغْيِير proměnlivý ustabil veränderlich μεταβλητός cambiante, canjeable vaihteleva variable promjenjiv mutevole 変わりやすい 변하기 쉬운 veranderlijk foranderlig zmienny mutável изменчивый ändringsbar ที่เปลี่ยนแปลงได้ değiştirilebilir dễ thay đổi 可改变的
References in classic literature ?
The wind had been very changeable, with squalls of rain during the day, but now it came on sharp, driving sleet, which seemed to come all the way round; it was very cold, and there was no shelter.
His feelings are warm, but I can imagine them rather changeable.
The thing was as impossible as to mould my irregular features to his correct and classic pattern, to give to my changeable green eyes the sea-blue tint and solemn lustre of his own.
I'm often cross to you, and changeable with you, when I ought to be far different.
On one occasion she bade me go and challenge the famous giantess of Seville, La Giralda by name, who is as mighty and strong as if made of brass, and though never stirring from one spot, is the most restless and changeable woman in the world.
It was a lovely starlight night -- they had just reached the top of the hill Villejuif, from whence Paris appears like a sombre sea tossing its millions of phosphoric waves into light -- waves indeed more noisy, more passionate, more changeable, more furious, more greedy, than those of the tempestuous ocean, -- waves which never rest as those of the sea sometimes do, -- waves ever dashing, ever foaming, ever ingulfing what falls within their grasp.
Therefore, a prince who has a strong city, and had not made himself odious, will not be attacked, or if any one should attack he will only be driven off with disgrace; again, because that the affairs of this world are so changeable, it is almost impossible to keep an army a whole year in the field without being interfered with.
He is all things to all oceans; he is like a poet seated upon a throne - magnificent, simple, barbarous, pensive, generous, impulsive, changeable, unfathomable - but when you understand him, always the same.
Why, we sailors, my lord, who are accustomed to study the water and the air -- that is to say, the two most changeable things in the world -- are seldom deceived as to the rest.
I hope, Adam, that you do not think me either slack or changeable of purpose.
I do not think anything would justify me in wishing you to sacrifice all your happiness merely to oblige my brother, because he is my brother, and who perhaps after all, you know, might be just as happy without you, for people seldom know what they would be at, young men especially, they are so amazingly changeable and inconstant.
The next moment, to my astonishment, this changeable creature changed again.