movable Definition

  • 1able to be moved or rearranged
  • 2able to be moved from one place to another

Using movable: Examples

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

  • Example

    The furniture in the room is all movable.

  • Example

    The house is built on a movable foundation to withstand earthquakes.

  • Example

    The movable partitions allow for flexible use of the space.

movable Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for movable

Phrases with movable

  • a religious holiday that does not occur on the same date every year


    Easter is a movable feast that can fall anywhere between March 22 and April 25.

  • individual letters and characters that can be arranged and rearranged to print text


    The invention of movable type revolutionized the printing industry.

  • a bridge that can be raised or lowered to allow boats or ships to pass underneath


    The Tower Bridge in London is a famous movable bridge.


Summary: movable in Brief

The term 'movable' [ˈmuːvəbl] refers to something that can be moved or rearranged, or something that can be transported from one place to another. It can apply to furniture, buildings, or partitions, as in 'The furniture in the room is all movable.' 'Movable' also appears in phrases like 'movable feast,' which refers to a religious holiday that does not occur on the same date every year.