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1. variable

adjective. ['ˈvɛriːəbəl'] liable to or capable of change.

Synonyms

  • protean
  • uncertain
  • shifting
  • unsettled
  • changeable
  • covariant
  • variant
  • multivariate
  • inconstant
  • versatile

Antonyms

  • invariable
  • consistent
  • nonreciprocal
  • antitype

Etymology

  • variable (French)
  • variabilis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Variable

  • able
  • abominable
  • acceptable
  • acceptable
  • accessible
  • accountable
  • accountable
  • achievable
  • acknowledgeable
  • acknowledgeable
  • actionable
  • adaptable
  • addressable
  • adjustable
  • admirable
  • admirable
  • admissible
  • adoptable
  • adorable
  • advisable

How do you pronounce variable?

Pronounce variable as ˈvɛriəbəl.

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Example sentences of the word variable


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remember to look for the number before the variable.

2. Adjective
In a hospital setting, the work can be very demanding, with tight deadlines and variable work hours.

Quotes containing the word variable


1. The circumstances of the world are so variable that an irrevocable purpose or opinion is almost synonymous with a foolish one.
- William Seward

2. Body needs variable of time to be able to settle presence of soul in this three-dimensional space.
- Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

2. variable-pitch_propeller

noun. propeller for which the angle of the blades is adjustable.

Synonyms

  • propellor

3. variable

noun. ['ˈvɛriːəbəl'] something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation.

Antonyms

  • big

Etymology

  • variable (French)
  • variabilis (Latin)

4. variable

noun. ['ˈvɛriːəbəl'] a quantity that can assume any of a set of values.

Synonyms

  • scalar
  • dependent variable
  • independent variable
  • variable quantity
  • variate
  • variant
  • argument
  • quantity
  • correlate
  • chance variable
  • infinitesimal
  • vector
  • degree of freedom
  • stochastic variable
  • random variable
  • tensor
  • experimental variable
  • predictor variable

Antonyms

  • standard
  • nonstandard
  • misconception
  • sufficient

Etymology

  • variable (French)
  • variabilis (Latin)

5. variable

adjective. ['ˈvɛriːəbəl'] marked by diversity or difference.

Synonyms

  • varying

Antonyms

  • same
  • con

Etymology

  • variable (French)
  • variabilis (Latin)

6. variable

adjective. ['ˈvɛriːəbəl'] (used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied.

Antonyms

  • unrelated

Etymology

  • variable (French)
  • variabilis (Latin)

7. variable

noun. ['ˈvɛriːəbəl'] a star that varies noticeably in brightness.

Synonyms

  • variable star

Antonyms

  • curve
  • reconcilable

Etymology

  • variable (French)
  • variabilis (Latin)

8. variable

noun. ['ˈvɛriːəbəl'] a symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity.

Synonyms

  • placeholder
  • unknown
  • symbol

Antonyms

  • insufficient
  • scarcity
  • abundant
  • disagree

Etymology

  • variable (French)
  • variabilis (Latin)
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