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variable

var·i·a·ble

variable

 
 
pronunciation:
veIr i bl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective, noun)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: likely to change; not constant.
synonyms:
changeable, mutable, uncertain
antonyms:
changeless, constant, even, invariable, set, uniform
similar words:
changing, erratic, fickle, fluctuating, fluid, inconsistent, inconstant, shifting, temperamental, unstable, unsteady, varying
definition 2: capable of changing or being changed; alterable; flexible.
synonyms:
changeable, modifiable, mutable
antonyms:
immutable, static, stationary
similar words:
adaptable, alterable, convertible, flexible, transformable
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part of speech: noun
definition: something that tends to change or vary.
antonyms:
constant
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derivations: variably (adv.), variability (n.), variableness (n.)