changeable Definition

  • 1able to change or be changed
  • 2likely to change frequently, suddenly, or unexpectedly

Using changeable: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "changeable" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The weather in this region is notoriously changeable.

  • Example

    Her mood is very changeable today.

  • Example

    The political situation in the country is highly changeable.

  • Example

    The stock market is a changeable entity.

changeable Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for changeable

Phrases with changeable

  • to make a series of changes in order to keep things interesting or avoid monotony


    He likes to ring the changes by trying out new recipes every week.

  • run the gamut (of something)

    to cover a wide range of something


    The book runs the gamut of emotions, from joy to despair, and everything in between.

  • a sudden change in one's opinion or feelings about something


    After hearing the arguments, he had a change of heart and decided to support the proposal.

Origins of changeable

from Old French 'changier', meaning 'to change'


Summary: changeable in Brief

The term 'changeable' [ˈtʃeɪndʒəbl] refers to something that can change or be changed, or something that is likely to change frequently or unexpectedly. It can describe anything from the weather to a person's mood, as in 'Her mood is very changeable today.' 'Changeable' extends into phrases like 'ring the changes,' which means to make a series of changes to avoid monotony, and 'a change of heart,' which describes a sudden shift in opinion.

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