mutable
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin mutabilis, from mutare to change; akin to Old English mīthan to conceal, Sanskrit mināti he exchanges, deceives Date: 14th century 1. prone to change ; inconstant 2. a. capable of change or of being changed b. capable of or liable to mutation • mutability nounmutably adverb

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  • mutable — [ mytabl ] adj. • 1801; lat. mutabilis ♦ Sc. Qui est sujet au changement. Gène mutable. Susceptible de mutabilité. ⇒ labile. ● mutable adjectif (latin mutabilis) Littéraire. Qui est sujet au changement. Qui est susceptible d être muté, notamment… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Mutable — est un mode en astrologie. Un signe mutable est un signe qui est basé sur le changement, car il correspond à la fin d une saison. ( printemps pour les Gémeaux, été pour la Vierge, automne pour le Sagittaire et hiver pour les Poissons ). Voir… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mutable — Mu ta*ble, a. [L. mutabilis, fr. mutare to change. See {Move}.] 1. Capable of alteration; subject to change; changeable in form, qualities, or nature. [1913 Webster] Things of the most accidental and mutable nature. South. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mutable — I adjective alterable, capricious, changeable, changeful, commutable, fickle, fluctuating, inconstans, inconstant, irresolute, mutabilis, protean, subject to change, transient, uncertain, undecided, unreliable, unsettled, unstable, unsteadfast,… …   Law dictionary

  • mutable — (adj.) late 14c., liable to change, from L. mutabilis changeable, from mutare to change, from PIE root *mei to change, go, move (Cf. Skt. methati changes, alternates, joins, meets; Avestan mitho perverted, false; Hittite mutai be changed into; L …   Etymology dictionary

  • mutable — Changeable, changeful, variable, protean Analogous words: unstable, inconstant, fickle: fluctuating, wavering, swinging, swaying (see SWING) Antonyms: immutable Contrasted words: *steady, even, constant, uniform, equable: *lasting, permanent,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • mutable — (Del lat. mutabĭlis). adj. p. us. mudable …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • mutable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ liable to change. DERIVATIVES mutability noun. ORIGIN Latin mutabilis, from mutare to change …   English terms dictionary

  • mutable — [myo͞ot′ə bəl] adj. [ME < L mutabilis, changeable < mutare, to change: see MISS1] 1. that can be changed 2. tending to frequent change; inconstant; fickle 3. subject to mutation mutability n. mutableness mutably adv …   English World dictionary

  • mutable — ► adjetivo Que cambia con facilidad: ■ tiene un carácter demasiado mutable. SINÓNIMO mudable * * * mutable (del lat. «mutabĭlis», culto) adj. Mudable. * * * mutable. (Del lat. mutabĭlis). adj. p. us …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • mutable — {{#}}{{LM M44178}}{{〓}} {{SynM27578}} {{[}}mutable{{]}} ‹mu·ta·ble› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} → {{↑}}mudable{{↓}}. {{#}}{{LM SynM27578}}{{〓}} {{CLAVE M44178}}{{\}}{{CLAVE}}{{/}}{{\}}SINÓNIMOS Y ANTÓNIMOS:{{/}} {{[}}mutable{{]}} {{《}}▍ adj.{{》}} =… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

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