Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being modified or varied; capable of being changed in character, type, form, or function.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being modified; liable to modification.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Capable of being modified; subject to modification.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective capable of being modified in form or character or strength (especially by making less extreme)

Etymologies

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modify +‎ -able

Examples

  • For this reason I distribute the source code of my programs in modifiable form to encourage life and spread love.

    Google Web APIs and PHP Using The Google Web APIs With PHP – more from Harish Kamath, Melonfire.

  • For this reason I distribute the source code of my programs in modifiable form to encourage life and spread love.

    Really cool algorithmically generated chaotic art :)

  • But organized beings (from the extreme complication of the laws by which they are regulated) being more eminently modifiable, that is, liable to be influenced by a greater number and variety of causes, than any other phenomena whatever; having also themselves had a beginning, and therefore

    A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive

  • As the term "modifiable" indicates, these are the risk factors that can be addressed proactively to reduce the risk of hip fractures.

    Ventura County Star Stories

  • And while most stuff this cute is absolutely not modifiable, I am very pleased to report that ALL of the bunnies and my little hamster are totally modifiable which is always a HUGE bonus for me.

    Fashion World of SL

  • And while most stuff this cute is absolutely not modifiable, I am very pleased to report that ALL of the bunnies and my little hamster are totally modifiable which is always a HUGE bonus for me.

    Fashion World of SL

  • And while most stuff this cute is absolutely not modifiable, I am very pleased to report that ALL of the bunnies and my little hamster are totally modifiable which is always a HUGE bonus for me.

    Fashion World of SL

  • James Vaupel of the Max Planck Institute in Germany and his colleagues in Denmark concluded that the aging process may be "modifiable," based on their review of studies published worldwide on aging issues.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • All it takes is a healthy dose of common sense. people), and the states of Michigan and Tennessee, estimated that a whopping 25% of employer-direct medical care costs are attributable to "modifiable" factors in employees such as stress, high blood pressure, weight, high cholesterol, excess alcohol use, poor nutrition, smoking and depression.

    Forbes.com: News

  • The synthetic molecules are easily modifiable and can be produced quickly in large quantities at lower cost, Kodadek said.

    Early steps toward an Alzheimer's blood test

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