Mutable meaning

myo͝otə-bəl
The definition of mutable is a person or thing that changes or can be changed, or changes often.

An example of mutable is eye color changed by contact lenses.

An example of mutable is weather.

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Tending to undergo genetic mutation.

A mutable organism; a mutable gene.

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That can be changed.
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Tending toward frequent change; inconstant; fickle.
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Subject to mutation.
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Tending to undergo genetic mutation.

A mutable organism; a mutable gene.

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Changeable; inclined to mutate.
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(programming, of a variable) Having a value that is changeable during program execution.
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Origin of mutable

  • Middle English from Latin mūtābilis from mūtāre to change mutate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin mutabilis (“liable to change"); mutate +"Ž -able.

    From Wiktionary