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variable

var·i·a·ble

variable

 
pronunciation:
veIr i bl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: likely to change; not constant.
The weather in the spring is variable.
synonyms:
uncertain
antonyms:
set, uniform
similar words:
changing, shifting, unstable, unsteady, varying
 
part of speech: noun
definition: something that can change or that has no fixed value.
When deciding which medicine is right, a doctor must look at many variables, such as the age and weight of the patient.
derivations: variably (adv.), variability (n.), variableness (n.)