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Related to moveable: moveable feast, movable type

move·a·ble

 (mo͞o′və-bəl)
adj. & n.
Variant of movable.

mov•a•ble

or move•a•ble

(ˈmu və bəl)

adj.
1. capable of being moved; not fixed in one place, position, or posture.
2. Law. (of property) personal, as distinguished from real.
3. changing from one date to another in different years: a movable holiday.
[1350–1400; < Anglo-French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.moveable - capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to anothermoveable - capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another
mobile - moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place); "a mobile missile system"; "the tongue is...the most mobile articulator"

movable

also moveable
adjective
Capable of moving or being moved from place to place:
noun
1. A piece of equipment for comfort or convenience:
appointment (used in plural), furnishing.
Chiefly British: fitting (used in plural).
2. Law. One's portable property.Often used in plural:
belonging (often used in plural), effect (used in plural), good (used in plural), lares and penates, personal effects, personal property, possession (used in plural), property, thing (often used in plural).
Informal: stuff.
Law: chattel.
Translations
قابِل للنَّقْل، مَنْقول، مُتَحَرِّك
hreyfanlegur, færanlegur
pohyblivý

moveable

[ˈmuːvəbəl] adj = movablemoveable feast n (= religious festival) → fête f mobile

move

(muːv) verb
1. to (cause to) change position or go from one place to another. He moved his arm; Don't move!; Please move your car.
2. to change houses. We're moving on Saturday.
3. to affect the feelings or emotions of. I was deeply moved by the film.
noun
1. (in board games) an act of moving a piece. You can win this game in three moves.
2. an act of changing homes. How did your move go?
ˈmovable, ˈmoveable adjective
ˈmovement noun
1. (an act of) changing position or going from one point to another. The animal turned sideways with a swift movement.
2. activity. In this play there is a lot of discussion but not much movement.
3. the art of moving gracefully or expressively. She teaches movement and drama.
4. an organization or association. the Scout movement.
5. the moving parts of a watch, clock etc.
6. a section of a large-scale piece of music. the third movement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.
7. a general tendency towards a habit, point of view etc. There's a movement towards simple designs in clothing these days.
movie (-vi) noun
(especially American).
1. a cinema film. a horror movie.
2. (in plural. with the) the cinema and films in general: to go to the movies.
ˈmoving adjective
having an effect on the emotions etc. a very moving speech.
ˈmovingly adverb
get a move on
to hurry or move quickly. Get a move on, or you'll be late!
make a move
1. to move at all. If you make a move, I'll shoot you!
2. (with for or towards) to move (in the direction of). He made a move for the door.
move along
to keep moving, not staying in one place. The police told the crowd to move along.
move heaven and earth
to do everything that one possibly can.
move house
to change one's home or place of residence. They're moving house next week.
move in
to go into and occupy a house etc. We can move in on Saturday.
move off
(of vehicles etc) to begin moving away. The bus moved off just as I got to the bus stop.
move out
to leave, cease to live in, a house etc. She has to move out before the new owners arrive.
move up
to move in any given direction so as to make more space. Move up and let me sit down, please.
on the move
1. moving from place to place. With his kind of job, he's always on the move.
2. advancing. The frontiers of scientific knowledge are always on the move.
References in classic literature ?
He had bequeathed the whole of his, and what had been her, moveable property, to his father: the poor creature was threatened, or coaxed, into that act during her week's absence, when his uncle died.
It was indeed a moveable pair of stairs, the lowest end placed at ten feet distance from the wall of the chamber.
One of the saddles has a moveable horn, and can be easily adapted for Mina, if required.
Sometimes a great herd of buffaloes, massing together in the distance, seemed like a moveable dam.
At the back of the estrade, and attached to a moveable partition dividing this schoolroom from another beyond, was a large tableau of wood painted black and varnished; a thick crayon of white chalk lay on my desk for the convenience of elucidating any grammatical or verbal obscurity which might occur in my lessons by writing it upon the tableau; a wet sponge appeared beside the chalk, to enable me to efface the marks when they had served the purpose intended.
is remarkable by having only three moveable bands; the rest of its tesselated covering being nearly inflexible.
The young men, who had already completed their tasks with the axe, were all engaged after their lounging and listless manner; some in bestowing equitable portions of the fodder among the different animals; others in plying the heavy pestle of a moveable homminy-mortar[*]; and one or two in wheeling the remainder of the wagons aside, and arranging them in such a manner as to form a sort of outwork for their otherwise defenceless bivouac.
There was nothing moveable within it, but a clumsy table which could not be displaced without noise, and a heavy chair.
He was sensible of the value of appearances as an investment, and liked to dress well; but he drove a bargain for every moveable about him, from the coat on his back to the china on his breakfast-table; and every bargain by representing somebody's ruin or somebody's loss, acquired a peculiar charm for him.
Mr Swiveller involuntarily clapped his hands to the jacket to be quite sure that it WAS a jacket and not a skirted coat; and having satisfied himself of the safety of this, his only moveable in Bevis Marks, made answer in the negative.
These gigs are free but tickets are also on sale for forthcoming attractions including Mark Pringle's Moveable Feast Trio on September 11.
Now you can transform a hybrid fixed and moveable pin sight into a true single-pin mover in seconds with the Option sight from Trophy Taker ($369.