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Alterable is a member of the word family alter, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

Definition of the adjective alterable

What does alterable mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. capable of being changed or altered in some characteristic
    • examples: alterable clothing | alterable conditions of employment
    • antonym: unalterable
  2. (of the punishment ordered by a court) capable of being changed to one less severe

Alternative definition of the adjective alterable


  1. Capable of being changed, changeable, mutable

Definition of the noun alterable

What does alterable mean as a name of something?


  1. Something that can be altered; a variable.

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Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1840)

by John Oswald

another, change: as, alterable, that may be changed. adulterate, v. & a. adultery, n. altera'tion, n. adultera'tion, n. al"ter, v. al"terative, a. adulterer, n. alterable, a. unadulterated, a. adulteress, n. alterably, ad. unal'terable, a. adulterine, ...

Google previewDictionary of Acronyms and Technical Abbreviations (2012)

for IT, Industrial, and Scientific Applications by Jakob Vlietstra

recEive and transMit Extended Architecture Offering Emulator Application Program Extended Arithmetic Processor Electrically Alterable ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health (2011)

by James M. Rippe, MD

Alterable risk factors include hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, medications, smoking, heavy...

If the patient's blood sugar is well controlled, this risk is decreased, and this is why it is also considered alterable.

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Information Technology (1985)

by Dennis Longley, Michael Shain

See electrically alterable ROM, PROM. electric typewriter A typewriter in which all the output functions, such as a keystroke, tabulation etc. are controlled by an electric motor. Compare electronic typewriter. electrode In electronics, that part of a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

ALTERABLE, adj. [from alter; alterable, Fr.] That which may be altered or changed by something eifc; distinct from changeable, or that which changes, or may change itself. — Our condition in this world is mutable and uncertain, alterable by a ...

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Video shows what alterable means. Capable of being changed, changeable, mutable. Alterable Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to ...

Scrabble value of A1L1T1E1R1A1B3L1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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