from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Capable of or subject to change or alteration.
- adj. Prone to frequent change; inconstant: mutable weather patterns.
- adj. Tending to undergo genetic mutation: a mutable organism; a mutable gene.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Changeable; inclined to mutate.
- adj. Having a value that is changeable during program execution.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of alteration; subject to change; changeable in form, qualities, or nature.
- adj. Changeable; inconstant; unsettled; unstable; fickle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being altered in form, qualities, or nature; subject to change; changeable.
- Changeable or inconstant in mind or feelings; unsettled; unstable; liable to change.
- Synonyms Alterable.
- Unsteady, wavering, variable, irresolute, fickle, vacillating.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of or tending to change in form or quality or nature
Middle English, from Latin mūtābilis, from mūtāre, to change; see mutate.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin mutabilis ("liable to change"); mutate + -able. (Wiktionary)