# invariable

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## in·var·i·a·ble

(ĭn-vâr′ē-ə-bəl)
Not changing or subject to change; constant.

in·var′i·a·bil′i·ty, in·var′i·a·ble·ness n.

## invariable

(ɪnˈvɛərɪəbəl)
not subject to alteration; unchanging
n
(Mathematics) a mathematical quantity having an unchanging value; a constant
inˌvariaˈbility, inˈvariableness n
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## in•var•i•a•ble

(ɪnˈvɛər i ə bəl)

1. not variable or capable of being changed; static.
n.
2. something that is invariable; a constant.
[1400–50]
in•var`i•a•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 invariable - a quantity that does not varyquantity - the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variableparameter, parametric quantity - a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves Adj. 1 invariable - not liable to or capable of change; "an invariable temperature"; "an invariable rule"; "his invariable courtesy"consistent - (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable; "testimony consistent with the known facts"; "I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDRconstant - steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection; "a man constant in adherence to his ideals"; "a constant lover"; "constant as the northern star"variable - liable to or capable of change; "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"; "variable winds"; "variable expenses"
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## invariable

adjective It was his invariable custom to have one whisky before supper.
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## invariable

1. Having no change or variation:
2. Remaining continually unchanged:
3. Incapable of changing or being modified:
Translations
ثابِت، غير مُتَغَيِّر
neměnný
uforanderlig
óbreytanlegur, stöîugur
nemainīgspastāvīgs
değişmezsabit

## invariable

Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

## invariable

No," came the invariable reply to my question → "Non", telle était la sempiternelle réponse à ma question.
It was a usual though not invariable practice → C'était habituel même si cela ne se répétait pas invariablement.
[standard, measure] → invariable
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## invariable

n (Math) → Konstante f
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## invariable

Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

## invariable

unchanging; not variable.
always. They invariably quarrel when he comes home.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

## invariable

a. invariable, que no cambia.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
It resulted from this invariable line of conduct that, as Conde and Turenne had never been conquerors of each other but under the standard of the king, Raoul, however young, had ten victories inscribed on his list of services, and not one defeat from which his bravery or conscience had to suffer.
The ship the centre, the horizon was the invariable and eternal circle of the world.
According to the invariable usage of the fishery, the whale-boat pushes off from the ship, with the headsman or whale-killer as temporary steersman, and the harpooneer or whale-fastener pulling the foremost oar, the one known as the harpooneer-oar.
Her mother has insinuated that her temper is intractable, but I never saw a face less indicative of any evil disposition than hers; and from what I can see of the behaviour of each to the other, the invariable severity of Lady Susan and the silent dejection of Frederica, I am led to believe as heretofore that the former has no real love for her daughter, and has never done her justice or treated her affectionately.
None of these sequences are theoretically invariable, since something may intervene to disturb them.
What vile object he has in view I cannot still discover, but be the design what it may, invariable politeness towards myself, invariable humility towards Laura, and invariable suppression (at any cost) of Sir Percival's clumsy violence, have been the means he has resolutely and impenetrably used to get to his end ever since he set foot in this house.
Even now her self-command is invariable. When is she dejected or melancholy?
The milking progressed, till towards the end Tess and Clare, in common with the rest, could hear the heavy breakfast table dragged out from the wall in the kitchen by Mrs Crick, this being the invariable preliminary to each meal; the same horrible scrape accompanying its return journey when the table had been cleared.
But in nothing in the house was the holiday so noticeable as in Marya Dmitrievna's broad, stern face, which on that day wore an invariable look of solemn festivity.
These principles laid down as invariable rules: that one must pay a cardsharper, but need not pay a tailor; that one must never tell a lie to a man, but one may to a woman; that one must never cheat anyone, but one may a husband; that one must never pardon an insult, but one may give one and so on.
But in everything I have written there is always one invariable intention, and that is to capture the reader's attention, by securing his interest and enlisting his sympathies for the matter in hand, whatever it may be, within the limits of the visible world and within the boundaries of human emotions.
Her regard was receiving strength by invariable praise of him, and her regrets kept alive, and feelings irritated by ceaseless repetitions of Miss Hawkins's happiness, and continual observation of, how much he seemed attached!

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