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Meaning of ALTERABLE

Pronunciation:  'olturubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (law) of a sentence; capable of being changed to one less severe
  2. [adj]  capable of being changed or altered in some characteristic; "alterable clothing"; "alterable conditions of employment"
 

ALTERABLE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: commutable
 
 Antonyms: inalterable, unalterable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Al"ter*a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. alt['e]rable.]
Capable of being altered.

      Our condition in this world is mutable and uncertain,
      alterable by a thousand accidents.       --Rogers.

 

 

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