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

"the rhythm of physiological time is not modifiable except by interference with certain fundamental processes" - Alexis Carrel

Ant: ↑unmodifiable
Derivationally related forms: ↑modify

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • modifiable — [ mɔdifjabl ] adj. • 1611; de modifier ♦ Qui peut être modifié, changé. ⇒ transformable. Nous sommes « changeantes, impressionnables, modifiables par ce qui nous entoure » (Maupassant). Le texte n est plus modifiable, il est à l impression. ⊗… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Modifiable — Mod i*fi a*ble, a. [From {Modify}.] Capable of being modified; liable to modification. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • modifiable — index ambulatory, open ended, pliable, protean, provisional, variable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • modifiable — (mo di fi a bl ) adj. Qui peut être modifié. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Modifiable, COTGRAVE …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • modifiable — adjective see modify …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • modifiable — See modifiability. * * * …   Universalium

  • modifiable — adjective Capable of being modified; subject to modification. Syn: changeable, mutable Ant: unmodifiable …   Wiktionary

  • modifiable — Synonyms and related words: able to adapt, adaptable, adjustable, alterable, alterative, changeable, checkered, convertible, ever changing, flexible, fluid, impermanent, kaleidoscopic, malleable, many sided, metamorphic, mobile, movable, mutable …   Moby Thesaurus

  • modifiable — mod·i·fi·a·ble || mÉ‘dɪfaɪəbl / mÉ’ adj. changeable; adjustable; can be modified …   English contemporary dictionary

  • modifiable — mod·i·fi·able …   English syllables

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