Definition of Alterable

1. Adjective. Capable of being changed or altered in some characteristic. "Alterable conditions of employment"

Derivative terms: Alter, Alter, Alterability
Antonyms: Unalterable



2. Adjective. (of the punishment ordered by a court) capable of being changed to one less severe.
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Similar to: Commutable

Definition of Alterable

1. a. Capable of being altered.

Definition of Alterable

1. Adjective. Capable of being changed, changeable, mutable ¹

2. Noun. Something that can be altered; a variable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Alterable

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Alterable

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Literary usage of Alterable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States by John Codman Hurd (1858)
"... jus gentium or universal jurisprudence, so far as it is a law of personal condition1) is in each State alterable only by the State power; except so far ..."

2. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"Orders of Friars alterable according to the Pleasures of their Founders. Particular Convents, on Misdemeanour, dissolvable. Whole Orders routed out by the ..."

3. Aristocracy and Evolution: A Study of the Rights, the Origin, and the Social by William Hurrell Mallock (1898)
"Inking Tom or Dick or Harry due to alterable as a type of those classes who happen to occupy an inferior position in the aggregate, and comparing *tances? ..."

4. The Diary of James K. Polk During His Presidency, 1845 to 1849 by James Knox Polk, Milo Milton Quaife (1910)
"would not be; and repeated to him my fixed & un- ' alterable resolution on this subject, from the day I wrote my letter of acceptance of the Baltimore ..."

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