|1.||[ adjective ] capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature|
"a mutable substance" "the mutable ways of fortune" "mutable weather patterns" "a mutable foreign policy"
|2.||[ adjective ] varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles|
|Synonyms:||iridescent shot chatoyant|
"changeable taffeta" "chatoyant (or shot) silk" "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"
|3.||[ adjective ] subject to change|
"a changeable climate" "the weather is uncertain" "unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other"
|4.||[ adjective ] such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change|
"changeable behavior" "changeable moods" "changeable prices"
|Related terms:||unchangeable erratic distortable fluid jittering astatic open-ended adjustable reversible quick-change checkered volatile open-ended kaleidoscopic fluid mobile exchangeable inconstant changeableness|